Tag Archives: One & Twenty

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 & cheese linocut: Stage 2

I took masses of photos of red wine in a glass from various angles, with and without shadows.  It was refilled once or twice as I needed lubrication from time to time. I chose the angles that appealed for my … Continue reading

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Wine & cheese linocut: Stage 1

I’ve been drawing for days, 20-30 minutes each day, in preparation for my next print project.  I’ve started with a wine glass and have discovered that I lean to the right – how uncannily similar they all are! Is that … Continue reading

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Exploring charcoal

I’ve played with charcoal once or twice in the past, never really got to grips with it but interested all the same.  So I joined a short 3 hour introductory class. Some fun exercises to get used to the different … Continue reading

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