Category Archives: Drawing

Looking back at the Illustration Process

While I am eager and most excited to complete the final stages of VIZAĜO, a slight problem with a broken finger has forced me to be patient for a few weeks, something I struggle with on the best of days… Yet attempting to clamber up rocks on a bushwalk was so hilariously silly that I’m just going to […]

Water Lines – exhibition wrap

Works by Annette Abolins

My last post was all about the beginnings of a new body of work; oil paintings and ink drawings for an exhibition about Water…  A lot has happened since then :) Moving house (somewhat suddenly) in the middle of the usual end-of-year rush, while also completing work for the Water Lines exhibition was (in hindsight) an interesting study in […]

Drawing a Musician & motivating Swimmers

pen & ink drawing digital painting Annette Abolins

Music is always inspiring, as are those who perform it so brilliantly… My friend Paul is an absolute star on the harmonica; he plays and sings across the musical genres, exuding enjoyment and love of music. He recently had a ‘big’ birthday (along with a party to write home about), and I did this drawing, wanting to capture some […]