Negative Space

This week I had the pleasure of attending another Drawing For Enjoyment workshop. This time it was working with negative space and I have to say this was the first for me. I really enjoyed the process and can see this becoming integrated into future artwork. It has been very useful in helping consider shape…

Clay

I really enjoy working with clay, sadly I haven’t had a good play with it for some time so these images are of much older moments but I hope to find my way back to working with it and creating sculptures small and large. There is something really earthy and grounding about this medium, it…

Cyanotype

Ok so I introduced the use of Cyanotype in my last journal blog, for those whom are not familiar Cyanotype is a photography printing process created by mixing two chemicals (ferric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide) using specialised paper. It can be used more widely than the special, artistic way of developing photo negatives. When…

Who Are We?

So over the next while I’m going to explore creative ways of exploring this question more deeply and widely. I will be doing this in amongst my usual sharing of learning new art skills and playing around with some known bug less explored ones. I have a specific set of journal prompts for the opportunity…

Drawing Stories

Example Illustration Of A Story From Ghana- Africa This evening a group of us had the lovely privilege of listening to stories told by the wonderful Gary Cordingley. We were to illustrate as he spoke, again another method out with my comfort zone but was a pleasure to experience. Not my best works of art…

What Is It That Exists?

©️ User 326726150 · Poem - Inadvertent Incognita ©️ This poem was inspired by an interpersonal exchange this week. Inadvertent Incognita When you think, feel and know that you lived, there’s a story of what happened but nothing to prove that it did. Nothing of substance than can be touched to say for sure ‘yes’,…