London: Franz West ~ Sketch Pad

I am falling behind on my blogging. I meant to post this straight after my Franz West review. Still here it is now. These are the notes which a scribbled and sketched as  I walked around. I wouldn't bother trying to read the hand writing (CJ 😀 ). Though I take photos a notebook is …

Glasgow Sketches

One really good way to look at something, the best I think, is to draw it. No matter how much I think I have studied something, when I draw it, it really opens up for me. However I didn't get to draw much on this trip as there was so much to see and I …

SO EASY

One of the most annoying thing an artist can hear is the exclamation "Oh it's so easy for you!" It is meant as a compliment but it's not too hard to feel the whack of its backhand. You don't work at anything, it implies, you don't even have to try. The genius of this phrase …

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

This is an old post from one of my other blogs that I thought might be more appropriate here. It may overlap a little with some previous posts but there are nice pictures. Some times I go out to a local cafe to sketch because it can be nice to have people around for a change …