Tag Archives: Nature

Some People sketches + Kirsteen Pieterse sculpture + Brooklin Pix + animal trails in the snow

Today’s DT – Sketches of people. These were done outside in warmer weather in a local park. Just people standing around.     Today’s    Artist: Kirsteen Pieterse   “Pieterse’s sculptures and drawings frequently cross over between the disciplines of fine … 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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Tree drawing + Csilla Sadloch + Treehouses

Today’s DT – Small Drawing of Pine trees.  Simple view of a row of Ponderosa Pines backlit by brilliant sun on light snow. HB pencil   6.75×4.5″ (17x12cm).  I saw these trees and their raking shadows as they stood like soldiers … 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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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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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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Starting a new study, plus Georgio Morandi and Stick Forest sculptures

  Today’s DT. I did a lot of art exploration for upcoming blog entries, so I had only time for this structural outline for a study of one of the singing angels in the Ghent altarpiece by the Van Eyck’s … Continue reading

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