Je dessine à l'envers ces jours-ci.

[Par Murray Dewhurst à Auckland] C'est grâce au Livre gris qui m'oblige à poser d'abord les lumières sur la page. Lorsque cela fonctionne bien, cela permet d'éviter la tendance redoutée du " crayon d'abord " qui essaie de se faufiler de temps en temps. Je trouve que plus le blanc initial est lâche - plus [...]

Remplacement du temps

[By Murray Dewhurst in Auckland]   This pre-Victorian place in nearby St Mary’s Bay sold recently — first time for sale since the 30’s, and boy was it ridgy didge! It even came complete with it’s original laundry ‘copper’ in one of the outhouses and an outside toilet (providing easier access for the night soil man). […]

Esquisser le passé

[Suhita Shirodkar in California] The things that interest me seem to fall on two opposite sides of the spectrum: There are energy-filled places full of people that I love drawing. And when I’m not doing that, I am drawn to old relics from another time. Quiet, forgotten corners, fading signs, and stately old houses, sometimes […]

Maisons californiennes en anthracite

[By Suhita Shirodkar in Los Gatos, California] Here’s a question: Do you ever sketch on location in charcoal? I love the feel of vine charcoal , but it makes such a mess! I did this set of very quick little sketches of little Northern California homes and was a total mess at the end of […]