Tag Archives: pastel

Conversation around use of natural materials and charcoal making.

I had an interesting exchange with artist, Oliver Reed, on the OCA blog here- Me-Really enjoyed seeing the video of you at work and talking about your work. I am intrigued to know what it was you were grating, was … 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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Drawing Exercise- Figure.

This figure drawing is a portrait of my Mother whilst on a walk on the Somerset Levels. Initially whilst thinking about my major project I have been imagining that my work would be about landscape and would not include people, … Continue reading

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