Monthly Archives: December 2015

Book Review + earth as a medium + Rice University site + bonus item

Today’s DT – Art Book Review.  “Show Time”, Jens Hoffmann, 2014, Thames and Hudson. This fine book discusses the images, objects, processes and effects of what curator Hoffmann considers the most significant efforts/exhibits of Art since the fall of the … Continue reading

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Drawing update plus Andy Goldworthy as well as Art Advice videos

Today’s DT.  Work continutes on the current drawing project. Today’s    Artist:  Andy Goldsworthy. Art from the land on the land. This note is from the Smithsonian article below: “On a typical autumn day, Andy Goldsworthy can be found in the woods … Continue reading

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Artist Juan Orsono plus Jameson’s First Shot Film making contest

Today’s DT.  Nothing today. Apologies Today’s    Artist:  Juan Orsono, Columbia, Drawings ( surrealist ) http://thereart.ro/juan-osorno/ “Most of the works resemble anatomical drawings, are depicted as studies of malformations, of transformed animal or human features, and experiments that lead to unexpected revelations … Continue reading

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Drawing in progress plus Raymond Jungles plus Easter Egg sites

  Today’s DT.  The simple linear transfer of the chestnut branch is done and  the initial background is laid in. I did some reading to brush up about colour layering today. The detail  at left shows that I used 2 … Continue reading

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Chestnut drawing 1, Benoit Pallé photos and Urban sketching group in Seattle

Today’s DT. I’m starting a more completely developed coloured pencil drawing today. I selected a photo we took of an English chestnut tree branch in Hyde Park, London. For the drawing, I chose a ratio of 3×4 which became 7.5″ … Continue reading

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Quilt sketch, Reflexio and Makeshift Society

Today’s DT. I did this sketch of an old quilt which is basically hand-stitched floral, leaf and swirl patterns in very low relief. American, 1840+-. I used only 4H pencil as the shading was delicate.   Today’s Artist:  Ramon Carreté.  … Continue reading

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Peanut drawing, ‘wow’ street sculpture and the Motherlode Web site

Today’s DT. Pretty busy day today. Did these little peanut sketches –  one in pen and one in pencil of some left-over peanut shells as celebrations wind down.    Today’s Artist: Artist: Arne Quinze. This is a note from his … Continue reading

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