Tennyson’s monument sits tall at the uppermost part of Tennyson Downs in the west of the Isle of Wight. I lived close to these downs and in my youth and would walk for hours with the family dogs. Within those times I found both tranquility and exhilaration - an almost tangible sense of security in... Continue Reading →
Charcoal beginnings. Sketch blended with water. Further detail. Original photo credit #wkrprkmtl - many thanks for the inspiration!
This is one of three pieces I have been working on and it seems as the temperature drops here in New Zealand, so the contrast darkens in my work. I have always been a lover of a strong black line with its potential for drama, and I think that is apparent in this piece. Below... Continue Reading →