Category Archive: Faber Castell

26/7: New pastel work – ‘Fragment’


Moving on to colour I started the day with a small sketch using colour pencils. I kept the composition the same as the last piece to see how the image would look, not… Continue reading

2 Nov: Notes to myself – I’m bored, not up to much


I’ve been working my socks off over the past month after seeing an online competition with the theme ‘Boredom’. I came up with a few ideas along the lines of kettles boiling and paint… Continue reading

2/6: WHITE PINE – COMPLETED TRIPTYCH avec close – ups


I’ve worked hard on this drawing and i’m extremely pleased with how it’s finally  turned out – I’ll be entering this piece into a competition. I found out that my ‘Invented Memories’ piece… Continue reading

31/5: ‘White Pine’ second panel – Slideshow of development so far


-For Slideshow see end of post – Today went really well. The blue-green colours are a good contrast to the middle panel. The trunk in the left panel will have warm red-brown colours… Continue reading

29/5: White Pine middle panel complete


At the weekend I went out to the tree to do some studies of the bark. (again, excuse my appalling handwriting) The photographs and prints did not do the intricate colours justice, making the overall… Continue reading