Watercolours, brush pen and a black Sharpie. As time goes on my flagrant disregard for trying to draw tight pictures grows. And I like it.
Starting to get a ‘little’ bit bored of watercolours already. I’ve got 3 weeks now until the next session so I’m going to have a good hard thunk on what direction to go next. I’m open to suggestions! :D
Firstly – thank you to everyone who voted in the poll in my previous post, its a massive step in the right direction :D
Here are the pics from tonight’s session. Felt very low stress, I was really trying to not worry about doing good drawings and just getting on with it.
I used a mixture of Brush Pen, a black Sharpie and watercolours. I’m using a different brand of paper this time round and its subtly different in texture and feel. More absorbent, less ‘accurate’ but dries much faster.
This will probably be my last 10 week term for a good while as another micro noise human will be joining the family around the start of Autumn xx
Another day, another mural by an infamous street artist. Only this time its on the wall of the building where I work. Here it is in all its – already defaced – glory.
It seemed to be lacking something for me. Maybe it was the monochrome, maybe it was tarnished by the vandalism (vandalising graffiti, that’ll never get old…) but what it really had was 100% less lasers than I thought it needed
I reckon the Banksies could have tried a bit harder to be honest. I mean, its only really black and white… so I thought I’d man up and finish off the job. Here you go lovey…
For good measure, here’s how it looked (courtesy of bbc.co.uk/news via Banksy.co.uk) before someone decided to spray black paint all over one side, almost entirely missing the painting. Which wasn’t a deliberate publicity stunt or anything. Nuh-uh. No way sirree bob.
I love Nelson Street. I still can’t get over the fact that I actually mean it… after all it is a dour concrete back street in the centre of Bristol. It is home to some of the best street art out there today. I noticed this new piece opposite the old police station:
Coming soon to a Gallery near you! Will’s Bristol Life Drawing class have got a spot at the Grant Bradley Gallery in June where you will be able to see a selection of work from the class. I will be exhibiting a few of my dry point etchings, but excitingly I will also have original (very) limited edition prints and inkings for sale.
Pop down, show your support and take a piece home with you! :D xx