Everyday number 33. A young priest having lunch with companions in Chinchón, in a quiet plaza behind the main square.
Everydays numbers 31 and 32. Yesterday and today. The first two, from yesterday, with wax crayons, the memory of a stormy day, and a face in the night: And from today… I’m fascinated by ‘drawing’, the simple act of putting pen to paper, the simple fun of making a picture with lines. These were drawn sittingContinue reading “Storms and Lines”
Everydays numbers 29 and 30. Above, from yesterday: A ‘selfie’, apparently, on the iPad. With ‘acrylics’, sort of. Learnt a lot with this one, whether it’s a true likeness or not. Does that matter? Definitely not! And today: playing with wine bottle tops at lunchtime – what do you call the protective metallic bit that goesContinue reading “Selfie and Sunday Lunch Art”
Everyday number 28. Another self-portrait. Today with a small mirror. I heard Degas liked apple green backgrounds – Chantal Joffe mentioned it on a very interesting podcast. My wife says I look like a psycho! Haha! On I go! 4 weeks with a drawing a day so far, and whether there is any improvement or notContinue reading “SP with Apple Green”
Everyday number 27. Self-Portrait with Crayons (and no mirror…) I’ve been looking at portraits by Chantal Joffe, very interesting. She did a series of 365 self-portraits over a year in 2018 (see video here). I think portraits are one of the most fascinating art forms, and we always have ourselves to draw. The picture above didn’tContinue reading “Self-Portrait with Crayons”