Procrastination has reared it’s ugly head and the motivation to draw is low. I’m determined to restablish the discipline of drawing and painting daily. New Year’s resolutions? I don’t think it will wait until New Year. Strike while the iron’s hot, I say!
I was out and about shopping the other day and stopped at the garden centre’s coffee shop. These flowers were on my table. Well, I say flowers, but there’a a distinctly fruity theme occurring here! Anyway, I decided to sketch them. I particularly liked the stones n the glass vase.
I entered 3 pieces in “Buckingham Art for All” exhibition, This was my personal favourite, the tribute piece I discussed last week. It is titled “1 in 10,000,000+ Reflections on a life lost” I had slight technical problems, the acrylic medium hasn’t cured properly yet and one of the sheets has movedas a result. Apart from that I’m pleased how well it turned out and that the images lined up correctly when viewed from the front! The image is of my Great Uncle Albert who went missing in action on 8th June 1918. The layers represent White = spirit and soul Red = bloodshed Brown = mud and the dirtiness of war Black = death both actual death but also death of possibility and potential. The images show aging at the front, something he will never do. 17/11/09 I’ve found out that I received a “Highly Commended” for my entry in the BAFA exhibition. I just need to find out which entry received the award! Update: 27/11/09 Just found out that they decided not to commend anyone as there was a joint first!!! So I was right! Why do I not feel happy about that? You might also like: