Continuing on in Conté …..

So the conte portraits continue on … I just really wanted to thank you all for continuing to be interested in this daily practice of mine and the art that I am creating. Blogging for me is a strange thing and I have let months go sometimes between one post and...

New portraits for this month.

As promised I wanted to blog my first Conté portraits for July as I work through the challenge of creating one for every day of the month (not necessarily one every day as the last three have gone in the bin!) As with any daily practice there are up’s and downs...

Practical not pretty.

The story of practical not pretty. You know how it goes (if you are anything like me). You go into an art store or gaze at photos of art supplies online and they all look so pretty. The colours, the labels, the boxes. You get them home and smile at them all lined up...

Working with pastels – colour and dust

I am loving working with pastels at the moment. I have used them briefly at various points over the years but have a renewed interest and love for them now. I spent the day a week or so ago (where is the time going?) and worked quite large – concentrating on...