Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Sketchbook Series – Looking at People by Marion Wilcocks SGFA

“My sketchbooks are filled with diverse drawings, but here I’d like to focus mainly on people observed in passing, as well as subjects in the Life studio, where I use the sketchbook for preliminary studies or rapid poses. My favourite format … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – All Rock, No Roll: The Mezzotint Process by Clive Riggs SGFA

Leaping Hare 2 42 x 30 cm Mezzotint printed in burnt umber ink Shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition 2014 “I first turned to mezzotint in a dedicated way a couple of years … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Bodies 1 by Jill Iliffe ASGFA

“I had always enjoyed the simplicity and beauty of line. But I found a way of working with pencil that had real depth of tone, too. And I wanted to start drawing in a bigger, stronger way. I was also researching … Continue reading

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