Book Review: Art Before Breakfast – By Danny Gregory If you have ever felt that urge to doodle, sketch, paint and create? The kind that comes up when your head tells you, that you are simply too busy? If yes, … Continue reading Make Time. Make Art.
Finally Complete! Yay! The time has finally come to show you both the progression shots and the final product looks like. But before I rush into it let me say just a little bit about this painting. For those you … Continue reading Queens of Light- Mother Mary
A progress Story: Queens of Light – Mary It has definitely been a long time coming. I started this specific painting at the beginning of the year (sometime around January) and today I finally completed it, not with out some … Continue reading No need to Rush.
So a lot has happened since I last posted. For one, the blog has a new name. That’s a pretty big difference. Second I cut my hair again and in a few days I’m going to change the colour up … Continue reading Day Job
I felt a little bit off yesterday and landed up being restricted to the couch or my bed, if I stood up, it felt like I was gonna hurl. So instead of being a regular couch potato I decided that if I couldn’t paint I would keep up with my January project by doing a few quick pen and ink sketches of Mary. While sketching these, I played with a new technique and I’m kinda in love with it. So expect more of the same to come, just more practiced, precise and pretty. c.h Continue reading Queens of light: Pen and ink sketches
Finally I have a ‘live’ and in-progress art project to share with you! The first project for 2017 will be a series of portraits titled “Queens of Light”, named for the type of women I will be painting. I believe that the art I make needs to be a reflection of myself and who I am and being a passionate Christian, I believe that this series will reflect quite strongly that part of me. “Queens of Light” is a series of portraits depicting inspiring women from the bible and (as the series progresses) equally inspiring women from everyday life. To start my series I have been … Continue reading Art Progression: Queens of Light – Mary
As part of my new year’s resolutions and to improve my observational and figure drawing, I will be doing at least one daily sketch of something I see or interact with through my day. These sketches are part of my visual journal – a far more effective and fun way for me to keep daily accounts of my life. Sketching also brings me into the moment which helps me then to savor something rather than simply rush through it (which I do far too often). I will try my best to post EVERY single sketch I do here on the blog, but in case I forget … Continue reading Daily Sketches