How do I draw water? It is such a liquid, intangible, mysterious mass, essential for our being and survival. In nature it is constantly moving: flowing rivers, tidal surges, waves, rain, evaporation, condensation. These drawings are my first attempts to capture some of the movement and mystery of water in a variety of media: […]
Judy Harington – Artist […]
My partner Barry and I have been travelling in his van around N. Spain, France and Italy with a short sortie through the Alps, camping most of the time. It was an incredible experience. You can view my blog at: https://bjontour.wordpress.com I didnt manage to do the planned daily sketch but hope to produce some art […]
The Nature of Drawing with Laurie Steen: a residential course at Coombe Farm Studios near Dittisham in beautiful rural Devon. Experimental drawing exploring different subjects, media and techniques.
Our oceans are being plundered. Stocks of some popular fish in British waters have fallen to 6% of the level they were 120 years ago (Marine Conservation Society 2010). The global fishing fleet is 2-3 times larger than that which the oceans can sustainably support. In other words people are taking more fish out of […]
24th -27th July 2014 St Olaves is a cool, contemplative space in the centre of a bustling city. This is an exciting site-specific exhibition by 6 artists working in very different ways.
I believe these tracks on Shelley Beach at Exmouth were made by the common whelk. Superimposed on the undulations in the sand created by the fast running outgoing tide they provided a challenge for the plaster cast. The result is shown below. The frilled edges are reminiscent of the foam at the edge of a […]