Tagged: figurative

Fluxa

fluxa [Latin] adjective The act of flowing; a continuous moving on or passing by, as of a flowing stream A state of ongoing change From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph...

Lichtquanta

lichtquant [German] noun light quantum, a photon From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph Campbell – “What am I? Am I the bulb that carries the light, or am I the...

Tropism

tropism [English] noun the turning of all or part of an organism in a particular direction in response to an external stimulus From a series of works inspired by words of Joseph Campbell –...

Advaita

Advaita means nondual or “not two.” This oneness is a fundamental quality of everything. Everything is a part of and made of one nondual consciousness. Notice your fingers and the palm of your hand....

Life’s Drawing

Around three years ago, I decided that if I was ever going to get better at drawing the human figure, I was going to have to practice it a lot. The best way to...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

Where to start with Oil Paint?

I’d avoided it long enough – it was time to bite the bullet. The studio’s built, all the the excuses and fears have been put aside and it’s time to tackle painting in oil…...

Repose

repose noun a state of rest, sleep, or tranquility verb be situated or kept in a particular place This is my second attempt at gouache painting with a focus on improving my value recognition,...

Art for a Good Cause

As part of this years Mother’s Day Classic, a group of my wife’s friends put together a ‘Girls Night In’ event to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. I was honoured to be asked...