Following the theme from "Kimberley's Curtains" - I revisited a favourite composition previously used in oils and ink. Some of my students will recognise this still life arrangement. "Summer Table" is soft pastel on textured brown paper. As I am really enjoying this style of working, my weekend goal is to set up further still... Continue Reading →
Really enjoyed working on this piece and satisfying my love of bright colour. I used charcoal for the initial sketch and worked the image in soft pastels on textured brown paper. Final work is approximately 600 mm sq. Reference photo's were taken this summer.
I have come to realise the importance of playing, failing and discovery. Here are some of my experiments from the weekend. Some worked, some didn't, but what was important is that I rocked up to the easel and was ready to fail; because I now realise that within that failure is inevitable discovery!
I am pleased to be able to say after weeks of work this large central exhibition piece is finished! I have rekindled a real love for plants and flowers over the past month or so, not to mention the use of colour. I have not settled on a title for this piece but believe it... Continue Reading →