Posts by Grumpy

Drawing

Drawing

Thought I would post an update on a project I mentioned some time ago. Its a drawing of a fictional bar scene in pencil on paper, size is approx 1.5m x 50 cms and I have put in roughly 80 hours on it. I want to spend another 10 hours or so on it before I have to wrap it up. I am stopping only because there is a deadline as I could probably continue with a drawing for ever, rubbing out and...

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Here is a question. What is good drawing

Here is a question. What is good drawing

I have recently started a large drawing, in pencil and on paper. This is something I haven’t tackled for a while. I did the usual stuff to begin with, thumbnails, sketches,  and played with compositional ideas. After a couple of weeks I had decided on a drawing, what my aims where and what I thought I was going to achieve.  It took me another week to actually cut the paper and tape it to...

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Tate Liverpool, Oh dear!

Tate Liverpool, Oh dear!

Well, after a few weeks of quite intense work, I had the pleasure of a couple of days in Liverpool with my wife and a couple of friends. We went to the Maritime Museum, which has an excellent display of Liverpool’s past shipping connection, well worth it if you are in the area. We had a couple of hours to spare, so we decided to pop into the Liverpool Tate Gallery. What a disappointment, I...

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Commission

Commission

Commissioned over Christmas to do a couple of pet portraits, not really my thing but thought I would give it a whirl, they turned out ok, but I always tend to think the client wants chocolatebox, so tend to conform a bit rather than doing stuff I would like. [Show as slideshow]

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Santes Dwynwen’s chapel

Santes Dwynwen’s chapel

Model of Santes Dwynwen’s chapel, which is located on LLanddwyn Island on Anglesey. This model was done as part of a before and after reconstruction of the original chapel no images were found Related Images:

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