A Curiosity of Drawings


A selection of drawings made using an alternative medium or subject

Coral in pencil

Coral in pencil, graphite powder and vaseline on paper


Drawn on a grape

Drawn on a grape


Life study in pencil - describing and mapping her slowly turning stance.


Curved horizons, ink on paper cup - contained landscape


Folded landscape - dripped ink on paper
Folded landscape - dripped ink
 
 
Rapid rhythm lines of Hamilton's cork oak, about 250 years old
drawn at Painshill Park - pencil on paper
 
1
2
3
4

 


Accurate studies 1,2,3,4 were made using different length poles to extended the pencil. Drawing 5 uses all 4 lengths drawn over the top of one another on same paper.

Sharpener 1
Sharpener 1. pencil on paper


Sharpener 2
 

 Sharpener 3
 
  
Sharpener 4
 

 Sharpener 5




View from Gibbet Hill 1. distance - en plein air (after J.M.W. Turner)
View from Gibbet Hill 1. distance - pencil on paper)

 
View from Gibbet Hill 2. Letting go of representation - en plein air (after Turner)
View from Gibbet Hill 2. Pencil on paper

 

Two skulls drawn with 60 cm extended pencil. Open studio visitors enjoyed the experiment and had a go.
Skull drawn with 60 cm extended pencil in 5 positions


Sheep skull Skull drawn with 60 cm extended pencil on paper


Skull and feathers, comparison drawing in two sizes
drawing 1, large, charcoal on paper
drawing 2, small, pencil on paper
 
Large and small skull and feathers

 
Drawing 2 (above)
Small skull and feathers
 
 
Broken shell in ink and blue pigment on paper
 Broken shell in bamboo pen, ink and blue pigment on paper

Earthy materials self portrait 1 2011 berries and soil
Earthy materials self portrait 1 2011
 
Earthy materials self portrait 2 2011 cut leaf
Earthy materials self portrait 2 2011

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