Tag Archives: Graphite Pencil

An Art Challenge: Day 1


Limbering up, loosening up much as a dancer or a singer does before a performance, with nothing in mind but a single word. For me this was EXPLORATION. I explored acrylic inks, watercolour inks, graphite pencil, felt tip pens, a … Continue reading

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Handmade Paint or Dye-Paste Brushes


I’ve been dying (and dyeing) to hand-make some brushes for a long time. The drawing – below – is part of an ongoing exploration of the pond in my garden. This was initially for textile work, but since my return … Continue reading

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