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Category Archives: From My Sketchbook
I found this place to be full of character, and the urge to sketch took hold of me.
I’ve been doing a bit of Zen art which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. Here’s a quick Zen like sketch I did yesterday. I’ve been fascinated by the role of the line, the space and simplicity of the art form. I’m trying … Continue reading
A stretch of fallow ground in the Orange Free State. I used pencil and touches of coloured pencil as well.
Nature always begins to recover what was taken from her. Another abandoned building I did in pen and ink and graphitint pencil.
I thought I’d try something with a bit of an Art Nouveau touch. I don’t know why but I loved drawing the shoulder line. There’s just something about a woman’s shoulder.
Acacia trees alongside a road in the South African Bushveld. I used graphitint pencils and put in an overlay. I liked the effect, especially the streak of light across the road.