Welcome to the final segment of Water Lines – Pen & ink; a post series showing my work from a group exhibition in December. Today, I want to introduce you to the Garnet Hill – a four masted steel barque with a (to me) special history.
Welcome to part three of Water Lines – Pen & ink – a virtual tour of artworks I recently showed in a group exhibition. Meet the Orcas, the sailors up the mast rounding Cape Horn, and of course, no ship is fully crewed without a cat at the helm …
Continuing from my previous post, here is part two of my artworks from the recent group exhibition Water Lines. A journey in pen and ink; exploring rough seas, sails and the sighting of new land …
Over the next few posts I will be showing my artworks from the recent group exhibition: Water Lines. These ten pen & ink drawings explore my love of oceans, waves and ships. Beginning Onboard James Craig; a fully restored tall ship, part of the Sydney Heritage Fleet, which inspired several of my drawings – I hope you enjoy :)
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 […]
The humble beginnings of a new body of work, for an exhibition about Water. In this post I also delve into the past, where seafaring adventures and events are a huge source of inspiration in my art, and fuel my ongoing fascination with sailing ships and the ocean.
Time for some more ink drawings :) Drawings from the James Craig I want to do more detailed drawings of this beautiful ship … these sketches are, for me, the perfect way to play around with pen strokes, while getting more of a feel for the intricate detail found in every nook and cranny… Pen […]
On the weekend I spent the day with the family on board a tall ship; it was a wonderful experience given to us by lovely parents :) The James Craig is the only tall ship in the world (from the late 1800s) that regularly sails with passengers and her volunteer crew; and it was ever so special to […]
One should try one’s best to not throw the baby out with the bathwater… however, at times attention may be temporarily diverted for a split second, where it suddenly seems as though the proverbial baby is sailing past the window waving… The Creative Pencil is my blogging baby (in terms of being a space for […]
It has been a busy busy time lately, which unfortunately has led to a terrible decline in posts. To remedy this slightly, here’s a little wrap of what’s been happening the last few weeks. Tarot Project Nine Lives Tarot are finally alive and kicking after more than 3 years in the creative pipeline. After the […]