Dovedale Drawing on Canvas

I’ve got my Dovedale picture drawn out on canvas ready to paint. It looks quite eirie with the blue ground and the pale drawing. I haven’t used the dark blue ground before, so I’m not sure how the paints will look on top of it, but I’m excited to see how it goes.

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Drawing in Dovedale

Dovedale is a beauty spot. That’s why, for me, it is a challenge to go and draw there, as there are hundreds of people visiting every day, and it can be a distraction when lots of people come by and are interested in seeing someone drawing. It’s nice to talk but difficult to get the […]

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Abstract Artists in their own Words

I watched this excellent programme on BBC4 showing works by, and interviews with, Gillian Ayres, Barbara Hepworth, Bridget Riley, Anthony Caro, Ben Nicholson, Henry Moore, Victor Pasmore, John Hoyland, Howard Hodgkin. This was followed by “The Rules of Abstract Art” presented by Matthew Collings, which was an explanation of how Abstraction began, and its journey […]

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