Category Archives: My drawing

Drawing experiments

Design Play: Exercise 2 – drawing and preparing

Exercise 2: designing and cutting stamps The goal: to explore the possibilities of stamping as a design tool. I’ve decided to use an old favourite image of mine, one that naturally lends itself to wide interpretation; the Boteh. The Boteh … Continue reading

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Drawing: Line & shape figures

Combining line and a little substance, working on proportion and movement. Adding a sphere/ball/circular shape.

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Drawing: More precise ‘Line’ figures

I’m currently reading about forming habits, decision-making and how to work faster, smarter and better (probably sounds super-boring to you, but fascinating to me).  Some of the main points cover independence, exploration and the rewards of achievement. With my new … Continue reading

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Drawing: More ‘Shrink & Line’ Figures

Enjoying just messing around for a few minutes when I get time. Whilst these are pretty rough, along with some of my previous ones, some provide a reasonable start point for  tracing and turning into prints.

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Drawing: ‘Shrink & Line’ figures

Moving on to the next page in my book I found myself still on very small drawings but this time very sharp lines and angular shapes are used to define the characters. In 20 minutes I drew the following (and … Continue reading

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Drawing: ‘Shrink’ figures

Inspired by a couple of blogs I follow, both owners being amazing at drawing, a couple of weeks ago I bought a book on figure drawing. It’s unusual for me to follow a blog based around the talent of a … Continue reading

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Wine and cheese linocut: Final stage

How to focus a mind in turmoil…… Loving this project but my brain has been well over-stimulated and darting in multiple directions, even though nothing much has yet made it onto the blog. First: I drew some cheese. Nice, but … Continue reading

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