A few more images to share from my visual diary on my continuing journey through abstracting the landscape. A focus on texture and layering with a few exciting breakthroughs. I'm starting to think that homemade and found objects create far more interesting textures than traditional tools. I'm quite fascinated by black lines; whimsical, directional, so... Continue Reading →
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.
I recently completed an on-line taster course #louisefletcher that took me out of my comfort zone and into a way of self-expression that I feel is a true reflection of myself and a style of working that embraces my love of bold line and colour. Working further on this journey I am experimenting with a... Continue Reading →
When both inspiration and energy are low, I turn to design for solace, choosing motifs to layer from the familiar and the beauty around me. I have always loved the designs of William_Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) British textile designer, and been heavily influenced by the motifs, pattern and gilding of the Art... Continue Reading →
This pastel study uses both wet and dry pastel blending. My aim was to produce a quietly toned piece that echoes the calmness I find in the landscape of the ranges. In such changing times the ability to look towards such beauty, in all it's strength and solidness, is both reassuring and grounding - I... Continue Reading →