Abstracted Landscape…experimenting with texture.

After a bracing early morning walk I headed for the studio keen to get started on a further series of abstracted landscape studies. Although the images shown were produced more or less together I revisited each one from differing angles, some using a muted colour palette some more vibrant. Using brush, pastel stick, spraying and... Continue Reading →

Further experiments towards an abstracted landscape.

From water-based ink to permanent ink, acrylic and soft pastel, I feel I am moving in the right direction with this image. Wanting to further abstract and delve into the immenseness of this landscape, it's far reaching water-ways and undulating ranges. I may possibly change the colour scheme to reflect it's peacefulness and test the... Continue Reading →

A productive morning in the studio…

Some experiments using a variety of media on hot pressed paper. Enjoyed the process and will experiment further using different supports. Ink Watersoluble Wax Pastel Gouache This was day 2...charcoal on hot pressed watercolour paper. Last image for the day...watercolour. I can see where I needed to look at the original photo. All a learning... Continue Reading →

Taking time with charcoal…

I have to admit I am an artist who much of the time requires a regular amount of instant gratification. However, when I do extend the working time the results are worth it. This year I am going to attempt to merge these two aspects of my working methodology. Spent a lovely holiday in the... Continue Reading →

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