Tags » Figurative


I am determined to keep attempting abstracts.  I love them.  They impress me when I see ones that are well done, cohesive, interesting…

This canvas (18×24) has so many multi-media pieces attached to it, you would not believe it – postage stamps, printed copy paper, torn up magazine images, tissue paper, napkins….and other stuff that I can’t even remember. 53 more words



In the sketchbook tonight – a graphite study for a painting.


Fine Art

Sketchy Van Gogh

Another sketch from that cross country flight drawing session I mentioned in my last post. This, like the puppy wearing boots, was based off a photo in one of the in flight magazines. 112 more words


Puppy Boots

Here’s a happy little drawing for you. It’s a puppy. And he’s wearing boots! How cute. I called it a he but it may in fact be a she. 438 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Dialogue

It’s another tricky theme that has been posted for this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge made even trickier by Frederic Biver’s figurative interpretation of the word ‘dialogue’ – I’m not sure I have the lateral thinking powers to do this justice but here goes:

Photo Challenge

Photorealism and the BP Portrait Award

As usual the BP Portrait award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery encompasses a range of styles which either display beautiful traditional painting dexterity or are widely derivative and old fashioned depending on your perspective of what art these days should entail. 337 more words

Contemporary Art