Sunday, 3 March 2013

#23: Measure glass and banana

It has been ages since I tried oil painting, and it shows. I have become monstrously rusty. Not that I was much good to begin with, but this is only painting no. 23, so as Ed Wood said, "my next one will be better."

Cheap oils on cheap cardboard cut from a box, primed with cheap acrylic. About size A5 or so:

Saturday, 2 March 2013

#28: Screwdriver and egg

Another slightly surreal still life. I am rediscovering my enjoyment of the humble ballpoint pen as drawing tool...

Sunday, 13 January 2013

#27: Skull

A model of a skull, given to me by my friend Lenny Flank. Go check out his publishing company at

As usual, I messed up the shapes and proportions a bit. I did find it a useful exercise though.

Monday, 7 January 2013

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

And another anthotype

A very busy schedule effectively prevented me from doing much for two months. But here is another anthotype from some time ago. This time round I cut a design from cardboard, and used beetroot juice to print it. Beetroot juice turned out to be very sensitive and I got a very clear print within a few days. Here's the setup:

And here is the print:

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

#25: Stapler

As usual, turned out rather more difficult to do than I thought!

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

#24: Glass and lemon

My fascination with the effect of things viewed through glass continues...