Influence and the emulation of creativity from one creative to another has been part of our culture for centuries, it is how we progress and adapt as artists and individuals. Degas studied classical painting under Louis Lamothe then followed in the footsteps of his idol, the French Neoclassicist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Vincent van Gogh traveled to Brussels... Continue Reading →
Photos taken earlier this year as reference for a series of artworks - nature can be so very magical.
Still so much to learn in respect to proportion etc but this is basically an idea in the making, merging together natural elements with the feminine. Unfortunately I overworked the surface of the paper, should have sealed this first. The main image has been edited with Photoshop.
A sunny Sunday afternoon in the garden, loving the summer colours and following this industrious little friend for a while...along with his green little friend.
After all the work and preparation it is wonderful to receive support from the local newspaper... https://www.nzherald.co.nz/wanganui-chronicle/horowhenua-chronicle/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503788&objectid=12265433