ART BLOG

“IT ALL STARTS WITH WRITING”

ART CLASS WITH KATIE COMLEY JONES | STILL LIFE

Weeks one and two of Katie's art class saw us do a still life, try mark making and various timed drawing exercises to improve our hand-eye coordination

THREE VERY DIFFERENT ART CLASSES

I look at three art classes I've attended over the past year and see how they have each offered different approaches to learning art.

MY ART IN THE GALLERY ON THE HOE

This beautiful little gallery was home to some stunning work, but most importantly, lovely people!
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MASTERY BY ROBERT GREENE

"The task that you choose to work on must have an obsessive element. Like the Life’s Task, it must connect to something deep within you." - Robert Greene
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5.6mm KOH-I-NOOR HARDTMUTH MAGIC CLUTCH PENCIL

Time to meet Magic, unlike her Brother, she's a Rainbow in your hands
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GESTURE DRAWING

A lovely way to practice finding the motion in things.
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MAKEUP BRUSH

These will help keep your artwork smudge free and clean :)
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BLANK COLOURED PENCIL COLOUR CHARTS AND VALUE SCALES

Blank Colour Charts and Value Scales for Prismacolor Premier, Derwent Inktense, Faber-Castell and Daler Rowney Coloured Pencils.
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DERWENT BATTERY OPERATED PENCIL SHARPENER

The device that makes sharpening your pencils fun!
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LIFE DRAWING

Life Drawing is both fun and highly challenging
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STAEDTLER MARS TECHNICO 2mm CLUTCH PENCILS

It's time to take these 2mm clutch pencils for a test drive and see how they hold up. Is it time to say goodbye to the 0.5 mechanical pencils?
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DRAWING ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BRAIN by BETTY EDWARDS

"An individual's ability to draw is... the ability to shift to a different-from-ordinary way of processing visual information – to shift from verbal, analytic processing to spatial, global processing." - Betty Edwards
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SKETCHING PEOPLE IN PUBLIC

Can you Capture their Essence, before they vanish out of sight? People Sketching is a fun exercise!
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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”

Thomas Merton