Monthly Archives: November 2015

November 30th Colour Art

For my last post of the month I have simply drawn something straight from my imagination. My final picture has the hint of a fairy tale to it,what do you think? Next month, I will be looking at illustrators, so … Continue reading

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November 29th Colour Art

Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is today’s inspiration. Calder is perhaps best known for his mobile designs, but he also made many paintings using gouache – similar to poster paints. He started off producing paintings of animals in the 1920’s, but by the 1930’s … Continue reading

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November 28th Colour Art

Today’s inspiration is my all time favourite artist, Henri Matisse (1869-1954). Matisse first came to my attention through his Fauve Art paintings, which are wonderful works, but what really inspires me about his art is his textile designs. What impresses … Continue reading

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November 27th Colour Art

Today, I have turned my attention to James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903). Whistler, an American-born painter, relocated to London in the 1850’s, where he produced many inspirational landscapes – in and around the borough of Chelsea. Although influenced by the French … Continue reading

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November 26th Colour Art

My inspiration for today’s colour exercise is the Eden Project in St Austell, Cornwall. It’s a place that I make an annual pilgrimage to most years. The pictures I have drawn inspiration from are photos I took just before Christmas … Continue reading

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November 25th Colour Art

Posted late due to Internet connection issues. Picture sourced from Wikimedia Commons, as before.

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A-Z of Cardiff – B is for Bute Park …

Originally posted on We Are Cardiff:
Writer Katie Hamer is busily discovering parts of the city and revealing them through her We Are Cardiff series, the A-Z of what makes Cardiff special to her. She’ll be sharing the parts of the city she finds…

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