MY WRITING

BLACK AND WHITE PEN AND INK ARTISTS ON REDBUBBLE

please note this is only for BLACK AND WHITE PEN AND INK WORK only

A CATALOGUE OF COLOURED PENCIL ARTISTS ON REDBUBB…

If you are a coloured pencil artist I haven’t discovered yet, please make yourself known to me and I will try to include you here.

DAVE’S COLOUR CLOCK

Bear in mind when you’re painting a landscape that whichever blue you have selected as the base colour for your sky should be used fo…

IF ONLY THEY’D LIVED

I can’t help but wonder whether Henri Gaudier-Brzeska would have surpassed many of the famous sculptors of the 20th century had he li…

WILLIE CARR OF BLYTH

On one occasion he leapt over a five-barred gate with a young woman 115 pound in weight under his arm!

FALSE MODESTY

Why can’t we honestly say, “Here is a painting I did. I have done my best and I do hope you like it.”

MY INFLUENCES

Most of the lengthy sermons went over my little head and I spent a lot of time admiring the stained-glass windows

ENCOURAGEMENT

As I grow older though, I am accepting that instead of wishing and hoping for skills I do not have, maybe I should be learning how to make …

DID FAMOUS ARTISTS USE PHOTOGRAPHS?

there are two kinds of artist … those who sometimes use photos and admit it and those who sometimes use photos but don’t admit …

INSPIRATION

Soaking in a bath of hot soapy water is often a time of inspiration and a source of many “Eureka” moments.

THE NEVER-ENDING ADVENTURES OF OUR TWO CATS, MAO …

Mao will eventually realise that Mitch is just a loveable little pest who means him no harm. Today (5th January 2009) we had a rare glimps…

STYLE

Style should be like a coat you put on when you want to … but it should never become a strait jacket you can’t escape from (Dave Edwards – …