Reasons …

(i cannot be a great artist) Photo by Steve Johnson on Pexels.com #writeclub #napowrimo #reasons reasons i cannot be a great artist The colours of my personal palette are healthy and alive, there’s plenty of scenery for my canvas to capture and thrive – Great Buildings are simply waiting for me to highlight the scene …

The Mind Sharpener

#writeclub #writing #character The blank sheet of brilliant white paper seemed a heck of a lot smaller with each turn of the pencil as it chewed away You could have said the garbled message at the top of the page with its blunted instruction was clearer by the end of the scribble and with each …

2B or Not 2B

#Socs #Black #white #Grey Playing around with a blank sheet of Brilliant white paper can be difficult without the use of colour Monochrome worlds with greyish tones can be difficult to translate if your subjects moving about reds turn black, blues black and grey but pressure applied is down to your hand and sometimes your …

Desk (V2)

#Napowrimo A Place where writing implements go to sleep Hewn from the finest tree trunks a place where the little apes transfer their thoughts using pencil to paper some use pen, some use paper some use crayon, and some use colour words and pictures cascade on the page and then when finished, they return their …

Battleships

#fowc #strategy Set warships for design and for creativity school fun in the playground taking time out from spelling and sums rolling out your fleet of ships as you mark them out on your eight by eight grid then you guess where your pal has hidden his each marking the guesses with a cross where …

Emulating the greats

Homage Salford , 30th August 2017 Sat by the great stretch of Ontario, Aware of the place i was in Lowry’s backyard, I Found myself a bench facing Out onto this great stretch of Royal waterway, in sight of Rileys Flat and began to Draw a scene in simple pencil – one the great man …

Pencil Drawing

#coloryourworld #cyw #grey Pencil drawings are a marvellous thing enjoyed by many now – it might be said that there’s a lack of vibrancy in a choice of a pencil drawing – but in fact – Landscapes come alive as   Delicately drawn forms are transferred Rocks and boulders , lakes and streams All take …

Scribbles in Notebooks

Pens and Pencils Salford , 18th July 2016 “Just a humble little scribble from my notebooks” I like writing and drawing, and though i’ll never be the next big thing when it comes to these artforms – I still find them helpful in my never ending mission to concentrate the mind.     Whenever i’m …