Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sketching daily. A beginning…

I scribble, sketch and doodle all the time but my doodles are most likely to turn into human figures, usually women. Some of it for my painting, some just as story-telling for my almost-5 year old. I wouldn’t go so … Continue reading

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Art Journaling

The last fortnight, I’ve become almost obsessed by what is known as Art Journaling. When I was in college, it meant that mandatory sketch or two or three a day. We just did it. Now it’s hot and happening, and … Continue reading

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R.I.P Husain saheb

Maqbool Fida Husain, India’s most famous modern painter, has died in London. He was 95. Sadly, Husain had lived in self-imposed exile in Dubai, London and Qatar since 2005, after coming under attack from ignorant bigots in India for a … Continue reading

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Adam Pekalski

Another wonderful illustrator I just came across. Adam Pekalski is Polish artist, now living in Turkey. He works in a variety of distinctly different styles, that are still oddly similar. I don’t understand the language but I can tell that … Continue reading

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A very bonnie illustrator

I came across this artist’s work a couple of weeks back, and I keep coming back to Bonnie Adamson’s site to look at the illustrations for children’s books. I love the light, fresh watercolors and lovely, simple, yet detailed drawing, … Continue reading

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Istock image uploads for May

Not good. Just 4 uploads in May. Way short of my target of 10 a month. One is an adaption of an earlier image, so perhaps that only counts for half. But the interesting thing here was that someone asked … Continue reading

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