his imagination may have been wild, but his draftsmanship was honed and precise
Who doesn’t remember etch a sketch – the portable little art screen which you could draw on. I always found it incredibly hard to create anything recognisable so I am full of admiration for this artist who makes it look all so easy! It makes me want to rush out and buy one of these andContinue reading “Etch a sketch – new art medium?”
Who didn’t like this song by Kim Carns in the eighties – yes I have lived through them (and come out of them. In fact I was around when Jesus Christ had his moment of doubt and fear, but that’s a whole other blog) … Who didn’t want these eyes?…and who’s stuck with em?Continue reading “Bette Davis eyes alright”
I came across this sand drawing artist and just had to include it. How the drawings start off have l no bearing on the end drawing. Amazing!
There’s something about pen and ink that makes it very satisfying to use. I love pens, but they have to have black ink. Not blue, blue will not do – don’t ask me why, I just don’t know. The mark of ink on paper is a thing of beauty to me. Whenever I get aContinue reading “Pen and Inklings”
Transcription continued pages 18…… I would very much like to explore the textures I have identified within the image. These would translate well into ceramic: different glazes could be used to achieve this. The image also suggest a map or an Ariel view. However these are just experiments that I shall have to leaveContinue reading “Transcription continued: page 18 The end of the road for now”
Being fascinated with the subconscious and the art associated with it, starting with the Surrealists (see Max Ernst) and earlier post: ‘Altered book page 10 Freefalling Snake in the Grass’ and ‘Altered art book page 4 A Qustion of Life and Death’ you will see what I mean. Artist have used many different means to tap the subconscious. Continue reading “Art and the Subconscious: Sleight of mind”