Cast several lines and hopefully despite turbulent weather you'll have a catch! "From the age of six I had a mania for drawing the shapes of things. When I was fifty I had published a universe of designs. but all I have done before the the age of seventy is not worth bothering with. At... Continue Reading →
Julia Kay's hosted a Portrait Party over at Flickr and my painting has come to a halt : ) I have done a few portrait swaps in the past, for Rama Hughes blog, The Portrait Party , the annual Portrait swap at WetCanvas and more recently the ones organized by Karin Jurick. But in terms... Continue Reading →
June 5th was Drawing Day 2010, a worldwide drawing event. I was determined to upload a piece or two this year. Made the two below for Drawing Day and the Portrait Party over at Flickr as well.
I was thrilled to hear from Nadine regarding a swap and accepted immediately. One of the activities I enjoy is portrait swaps. Lately I've had the chance to do a few but with the holidays just a week away this will be the last for a while. Nadine's work is a pleasure to see and... Continue Reading →
My first portrait swaps were for the Annual Portrait Exchange over at WetCanvas! and I learned from and enjoyed the experience. Then there was The Portrait Party blog where I found the quick exchanges exciting and refreshing. Recently I joined Bearuh girl's Monday Artday ATC exchange network and decided to combine the two 😀 And... Continue Reading →
Swap with Arindam for the Portrait Party blog. These quick sketches like participating in Illustration Friday are low pressure 🙂 There was no hesitation when Arindam wrote asking for a swap. I need to make sure though that the pens have various levels of ink. With this new refill I was unable to get additional... Continue Reading →
It was great doing a swap with Lindsay for the Portrait Party blog. Once I'd seen the fun photos that she'd sent, I felt I had to match them with at least an equivalent one. "Regal Nostrils" as Lindsay laughingly named it has been made using once such. I'm glad she picked that ref and... Continue Reading →
My portrait of Jana. I had a choice but the smile in this one and the raised eybrows were too much to reisist but both of which havent come through! C'est la vie 😛 It's been great doing this swap. I feel I 've got to know both Casey and Jana a bit better. Jana... Continue Reading →