Queens of light: Pen and ink sketches

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

Art Progression: Queens of Light – Mary

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

Daily Sketches

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