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Garden drawn in Excel ! + artist Tatsuo Horiuchi

Today’s DT.  Corner Garden, Turiff. I found this little oasis of colour in streetview a few blocks from the church drawn yesterday. Somehow today, I came upon the artist shown below who creates wow! pictures using Microsoft Excel – of … Continue reading

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Drawing of little home and garden + artist Mihaela Noroc

Today’s DT – Home and garden. Showing final drawing above (5.5″x8.5″) plus the nearly final version and the  2H pencil layout below. A little home near the church in yesterday’s drawing. The photo was dark with a lot of background … Continue reading

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Pen drawing of a church + artist Liz Steel

Today’s DT – St. Andrews Church. Showing final drawing above (5.5″x8.5″) plus the line drawing and pencil layout below.  I did some reading today about urban sketching and put the time into a careful (perhaps too careful)  pencil drawing before … Continue reading

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Doorway drawing + Alternative homes + decaying post-communist world photos

Today’s DT – Doorway drawing. Pen and pencil crayon. The plan is to follow my own advice and do drawings from Scotland as seen in Google Streetview every day. There are obvious short-comings in this sketch – skewed off to … Continue reading

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Book on Relief Printmaking + Artist Robin Cole Smith + the Museum of the Romanian Peasant ( really !)

Today’s DT – Book Review Relief Printmaking By Ann Westley, Watson Guptil, 2001, 111 pages + related material I recommend this book which covers every aspect of relief printmaking and some of  its extensions. It packs a lot of thinking … Continue reading

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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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