https://www.evernote.com/shard/s301/sh/083da63d-f3bf-4ecc-a700-5d421e4fea8a/338d9f0f8d5913da353ef0d7f2020775 … read more.
I love this guys work! check his beautiful sketchbook work out on Rolfschroter's Flickr Photostream… read more.
I've been on holiday in Yorkshire this week with my family. The village we're staying in is called Grassington and it's smack right in the middle of the most beautiful countryside you can imagine. The dales are all around us and we've been blessed with great weather. Kids are playing all day in the local rivers… read more.
I suppose I could compare doodling every day to getting hooked on a sport. It becomes so addictive and a part of your life, that you can’t stop. Of course, that was the aim of starting the Sketch a Face Challenge and I’m pleased to say it does seem to be working. At first I really… read more.
The more I draw on my android phone, the more excited I get about the potential of this new technology. I have to say I’ve always been a bit sceptical about computers and art. Until recently computers just frustrated me. Lately though, the drawing applications such as Brushes have become so… read more.
Once I've completed a year’s worth of portrait face sketches from the London Underground I’ll publish a book of them all. The book will become a record of the diverse peoples living and working in London. The sketches completed on the underground will reflect a random selection of commuters… read more.
Deep down, I sometimes think I could have been born a French impressionist in a past life. My grandfather used to take me out drawing and painting with him when I was a boy. He would set up his easel outdoors and would work in full view of the passing public. My grandfather was quite a character!… read more.
The last two weeks have been extremely busy. I’ve been working hard trying to get my students at Chestnut Grove School to put their portfolios together. My friend Diarmuid and I have also been working with a group of primary schools on one of our recent Site Specific Sculpture in Schools projects… read more.
As I mentioned in a recent post, I find the form of the face fascinating. I’ve always been particularly drawn towards those artists who, through their work, tap into the eternal. If you look at art and artefacts throughout history, the human figure can be timeless. I have tried to capture… read more.
The family and I had a great break in Devon. We stayed for a few days in a beautiful place called Welcombe. Visit the village site at http://www.welcombe.org.uk/ . We lodged in a cottage at Mead Barns situated half a mile from the incredibly dramatic coastline… read more.