Thursday, 14 June 2018

Grant Wood - American Artist

 Grant Wood, known worldwide for this iconic painting - (apparently it's his sister and his dentist!) - was also a sculptor and man of many parts - he loved making things ..............



Grant Wood.jpg
Grant Wood - self-portrait
Born  in Iowa, USA 1891 and died in 1942

(have been watching Waldemar Januszczak's art programmes on BBC - excellent.)

Monday, 4 June 2018

just having fun .............

Photoshop'd


Photoshop'd



... made with drawing pins, and fineline pen

Collages


Photoshopped Collages

Original Collage

Monday, 2 April 2018

Gerhard Richter


  




 
https://www.gerhard-richter.com/en/biography
Exploring Abstraction
Born in Dresden in 1932.
Gerhard Richter, Prague (2017).jpg
In 1983, Richter resettled from Düsseldorf to Cologne, where he still lives and works today

Monday, 19 March 2018

Drawing Pin Pictures


Foam Board
Coloured Drawing Pins
Fine Drawing Pen and some acrylics
 
Photoshopped:
 
  
the pinboard might also be fun to print with - but haven't tried it .... yet .......

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Friday, 5 January 2018

Paintbox and Colour Chart

always a bit mucky to use when they get like this, but so photogenic!
found these pics on the internet somewhere - unfortunately they aren't mine :o(
 

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Yinka Shonibare RA





I'm ashamed to say that I dont know anything much about this artist - I love his work - here is a link to his website

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Rosebuds

'film grain'

colour enhanced

'outlined'
 the pics above have been filtered in Photoshop

original photo