Monthly Archives: January 2015

Based on a True Story

I lied.  I am happy to admit it.  Or more to the point, I bent reality.  Artists do this just like novelists, poets, politicians and screen writers do.  You know at the beginning of a film you sometimes see “Based … Continue reading

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Black Power

Many artists and art tutors will tell you that it is a golden rule NOT to use black in drawings and paintings.  All darks should be made by colour mixing as it makes for a cleaner result.  Black can deaden colour.  Ugh!  … Continue reading

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Not Every Girl is Popular

The post on Facebook says, “I have been nominated in the 3 Works for 5 Days Artist Facebook Challenge”.  The artist who has posted these words shows three of his/her art works each day for five days – a mini … Continue reading

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Blue Pearl

A few weeks after naming a drawing “Diamonds“, I am once again asking a jewel to lend me its name.  This time the jewel is a blue pearl; a type of pearl which was developed on New Zealand shores utilizing the paua shellfish. Sayaka … Continue reading

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