This is a wonderfully funny parody of a totally inconsequential blog. Made by a hilarious cartoonist, Dave Walker. Posts includes such gems as: Going for a walk April 15th, 2013 I decided to go for a walk. I set off in my chosen direction. Eventually I returned to my starting point. Straightening the doormatContinue reading “Dullest blog ever – Dave Walker”
“I have an idea, then the work helps me finish the thought” – Sarah Bush Sarah Bush works quietly in her studio, which is also a quiet palette of light neutrals – her colourful clothes jump out as she moves in her environment. Many of her paintings are also quiet: almost monochrome. There is depthContinue reading “Painting as thinking: Sarah Bush”
Paul Duke documented the decline of the fishing industry in the Moray Firth, with a series of life-size photos. He tells the story of how he took those and made them into a whole exhibition.
The Four Tops and “Reach Out” is a classic song. But those big jackets and too short trousers? To 21st century eyes, slightly odd and hilarious, although obviously sharp styling at the time, 50 years ago.
MOMA shows you how to paint in another painter’s style, step by step
A demonstration of drawing a landscape with coloured pencils, from a photograph. Tutor is Nina Weiss.
putting together a basic sketching kit
Gerhard Richter works across a wide variety of textures and formats: painting over photographs, painting from photographs but blurring, mirrors, versions of a major Titian painting…… where do you even begin? On what basis do you choose your format? I choose depending on the way I feel; randomly, in other words. When I haven’t done anythingContinue reading “start small – Gerhard Richter”
animator Glen Keane experiments with drawing directly in VR environment
Many people say “I can’t draw a straight line” – this is a great starting point, because there are very few in nature (except the horizon). Have you tried the freedom of collage? Watch Rebecca Maloney collage a landscape, from a few lightly pencilled guide marks, using coloured paper from magazines. And yes, she makes itContinue reading ““I can’t draw a straight line””