Experimenting – abstracted landscape – movement.

Movement, gesture, line are important elements that I endeavour to portray in my landscape studies. Using a number of tools I set out to capture those elements in the following mixed media pieces. All approximately 6x6" on Fabriano Artistico 300gsm paper.

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 →

Time to fail…

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!    

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