Thanks Gary, this one is my favourite too. I decided to try my hand at this technique upon reading a book by Bill Buchanan on painting expressive nudes. Apparently the reed pen is what Matisse and Picasso also favoured for this kind of sketch. I can only agree!
For as long as I can remember stories and the telling of them have been so important to me as they are an important part of my heritage as well. Today’s art is reflective of the story of the perfect heart. A young man was making fun of the torn up heart of one of the elders saying how his own heart was so perfect; flawless. The elder told the…[Read more]
This brings back memories of a gorgeous photo that a coworker had on the wall of the office we shared. Her husband had taken it in New Mexico. Going up in one of these is still on my bucket list. Thanks Everett for triggering that memory.
Many thanks, Gary! It’s a silent tribute to my late father who was very fond of Cross pens . It was a rare occasion when he gifted me one of his when I got a good grade in A’Level English Literature a very long time ago.
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