Tag Archives: oil

Making work inspired by group of 8.

Taking a photo from my group of 8 willows and manipulating it in photoshop was the starting point for this piece. In many ways the process of assessing and cropping the image with the software does what you might normally … Continue reading

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Getting back to some drawing.

Working  with charcoal, an eraser and inks I made what would be an under-drawing. I selected a drawing from my sketchbook that I would work over the top. I used charcoal and oil pastel to make this drawing, and some … Continue reading

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Trying out materials.

Just mucking about in sketch book trying out materials and thinking about the possibilities for use of colour. My feeling currently is that my work will be almost monochromatic, with possible use of found colour, like from the willow bark. … Continue reading

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Mucking about……..mark making.

I felt I needed to get some paints out and just play. Not wanting to get too precious I took a board that I had previously worked on (several times!!). I was using oil sticks on a surface that had … Continue reading

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