Drawings

A pretty chair drawing

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Drawings | 1 comment

A pretty chair drawing

When I first arrived at the Ceramic Center and spied this chair in my room…all I could think was…how do I smuggle it home! It’s a cute sitting chair and I imagine long ago dainty women would sit in a room and sew beautiful handkerchiefs by hand. As for moi…she can’t sew, knit or anything that involves the delicate textiles art form.  But drawing and capturing my favourite chair…well I’d be remiss not to do this before I leave. So here are three photos.  The original chair, my pencil drawing and then the final drawing.  I use pro-marker pens and couldn’t help but purchase a box of 12 new pretty colours.  It only cost 149...

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Honeymoon Lake, Vancouver BC

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Drawings | 0 comments

Honeymoon Lake, Vancouver BC

I finally bought some new promarker pens and finished this drawing I drew of Honeymoon Lake.  I didn’t have the right greens and luckily ‘moss green’ and ‘pine green’ came to the rescue so that I could colour my drawing on a chilly Saturday night in Canberra listening to Bryan Ferry croon…. The views which inspired me to draw…   The pencil drawing… The result…I know I still have lots to learn re: perspective, sight lines, differentiation between trees/leaves etc but its such a relaxing activity and gives me a break from the...

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Cabin by the lake

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Drawings | 2 comments

Cabin by the lake

My first (and only) drawing of the cabin we stayed in at Cobble Hill, Vancouver Island BC. With so many variety of trees I was challenged when it came to drawing the different types of leaves, branches etc and finding it not as easy as drawing architecture. I also drew one of Honeymoon Lake but that will come later as it needs serious...

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