I really can’t make up my mind whether this is finished. It has got to the stage where the temptation is to continue titivating, adding a stroke here or a bit more just there. This can mess up a painting. On balance I think I will let it rest for a few weeks as things…
I am enjoying monoprinting so much, using images from my Hotham park sketchbook as a staring point. here is a print of willows found in the winter garden.
Yesterday I posted some coloured monoprints of a sketch of a small grove of trees in the wintergarden of the Park. Here is the original drawing and a black and white monoprint taken from it
I’ve been in a bit of a creative wilderness these last few months so have decided to try to do something artistic each day of 2016. When I did this a few years back I found it very stimulating and a lot of useful material came out of it. For this blog I will only…
I have been busy working on a commssion so have had no time to visit Hotham Park recently but today we went for a walk in the crisp air and found this blaze of colour in the Winter Garden.
It’s hard to leave a painting when you see something wrong, there is that nagging feeling of a chord unresolved. That is why I’m posting again so soon. I just had to correct the things I felt were wrong. Maybe this is the last time but I wouldn’t bet on it.
I thought this painting was finished but decided it needed more work. Among other things I have added the blackbird and I can already see I will have to do a bit more work as he stands out as the star just a bit too much!