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

Art Progression: Saviour

Seeing as I have not officially started any new art projects as of yet (due to holidaying away) I decided that as the first Art post I would share the art progression of my favourite artwork, one that I actually completed for last year’s Christmas. It is a painting of Jesus the Christ. The painting took me about a week, painting roughly 4 hrs a day. It is an acrylic on canvas work, A2 (420x594mm). It is the most soulful artwork I have painted to this day. While still in progression, I felt moved. I hope that even if you are not a Christian (or even … Continue reading Art Progression: Saviour