My theme for my new Urban Sketches book in 2012 is "Scenes from a Bus Stop"
I am lucky enough to live in a city is hosting a comprehensive exhibition on Scott of the Antarctic at the Australian National Maritime Museum (which I find has some of the most interesting design and art-related exhibitions than most art galleries). It's travelling globally and its first stop is Sydney. I went in a... Continue Reading →
Finally, found some time to continue on with my hand study. I have added two more to the musical instrument page. If you would like to see them in more details visit this page and scroll down to Singing Bowls Apologies for the crappy imagery.
Creating music opens wide the doors in terms of how hands can be manipulated to play a multitude of instruments - striking, stroking, plucking, strumming, shutting, dampening, stretching... It is a very skill-orientated domain and what you can see in the hands are the technical demands (and years of practice) an instrument needs in order... Continue Reading →
Aah! My new best friend - the pen. Sorry about the wonky dissolves – George Lucas would fire me on the spot! 😛 Some easy tips I'd like to give people on shading: 1. If you have very strong shadows on your object, especially anything spherical/cylindrical, don't shade right to the edge. You can see... Continue Reading →