Flowers – Getting Started

To make my bright and bold drawings of flowers I’ve decided to use Procion MX Dye and brusho as the colour wash. I’ve used this in the past to paint paper and sketchbook pages, it soaks well into the fibres and leaves a nice smooth surface to draw on. Here’s my colour palette of dye,…

Thoughts on Drawing

This whole question of what is drawing has taken up more of my time than I expected. It’s simple isn’t it? It’s a sketch? Isn’t it? So the answer is going to have to be split down as I investigate and follow a few trails of thought.  First a couple of extracts, each from my…

Preparation – picking and portraying 

There are 3 elements in the preparation work for project 3 – Picking and Portraying: My thoughts on drawing and what the word means; Research on 9 artists who use floral or leave based forms in their work, and; A statement about which mediums I will be using to complete the 10 drawings required to…