Study Visit. Richard Diebenkorn. 15.5.15

 Richard Diebenkorn – Royal Academy It was really interesting to see how the painting and drawing were connected in Diebenkorn’s work.  Also to note how he placed divisions in most of the pieces – tried  to observe how and where he placed the divisions and the effect these had on the way I viewed his…

Norfolk. May 2015

I keep being struck by the ‘obvious’ or expected ways of presenting certain images. For example, the Norfolk coastline boasts a fine array of pastel painted beach huts and it would be really easy to do a simple pen and ink impression of them – all pleasing to the eye and rather twee.  Instead I’ve…

Part 2. Project 4. Exercise 2. Still life in tone using colour.

Points to remember:- consider colours more carefully start experimenting in sketchbook with overlaying colours and creating colour effects research how to represent pattern in fabric in images Success with this exercise has proven elusive. I have spent hours considering how to relearn the way I approach colour without line and I’m at a loss as…