Monthly Archives: May 2016

Drawing trees and George Shaw

  This Spring I have mainly been drawing trees. From life. When the weather has been fine I’ve taken my drawing book, new Palomino pencil (now a stub) and micro stool out in the woods to draw the fine trees … Continue reading

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Making my own materials

Since I was a teenager I’ve had an interest in making things from natural materials, such a dying wool using plant materials, or paper making. The process is usually better than the results so it is not something I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Colour studies

This is a recent colour study made using oil paints. I decided I still was not confident with the oil colours I have, so worked my way through the tubes, identifying each one’s pigment composition and painting a swatch and … Continue reading

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