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Journal

Elizabeth Murray

By: dogadmin Posted on: January 5, 2021 8:37 pm

Elizabeth Murray, American abstract artist (1940 - 2007) really inspires you to challenge the space that a painting exists on or in. Her paintings arguably cross the boundaries between sculpture, applied art as well as painting its self. For me her work is not so much painted but 'made'. Take […]

Alberto Giacometti – Philosophy

By: dogadmin Posted on: November 7, 2020 2:55 pm

What attracts me to Giacometti's work is the unresolved aspects of it.  Both in his drawings and his sculpture.  What I mean by unresolved in this context is that you can acknowledge Giaometti is sharing with you the journey he is going on. As Giacometti states in the video below, […]

Treading Water

By: dogadmin Posted on: November 12, 2017 6:00 pm

Got back into life drawing today after a brief break.  I am disappointed with myself.  My drawing is going no where - I need to focus doing more and not just life drawing - any drawing will do.  Its time to experiment with different papers and more materials.  

Outcome – 3 Hour pose

By: dogadmin Posted on: January 28, 2017 4:59 pm

Forgot to factor in breaks!  Considering I have not picked up a pencil since 15 December and this was a three hour pose it worked out better than I thought. I was disappointed that I was not able to achieve all my objectives - principally experimenting with other materials and […]

Cardiff Life Model Collective – A naked view…

By: dogadmin Posted on: November 14, 2016 9:52 pm

Cardiff Life Model Collective (CLMC), run by Andy Muse, deserves all the support and credit it gets and needs. CLMC began - er - 'life' in 2010 - It's mission is: To promote the healthy acceptance and appreciation of all body types and to encourage all to feel comfortable in their […]