First of many

I finally have the time to concentrate on the stuff I used to love doing. On that, here is my latest quick sketch of a Rose close up. This has been done on a small piece of canvas, in pencil using a bit of shading. As I said, it was a quick sketch and in … Continue reading First of many


Picking up where I left off

A picture paints a thousand words.  My last exam falls tomorrow morning at half 9, after that I shall be free from being a student any longer. So long as these three exams come back as a pass that also means I have successfully finished the Legal Practice Course and thereafter will be qualified at … Continue reading Picking up where I left off

Art of Roses – part 5

It's time for the final post in this series. The final stage of the drawing took place in an hour long session and involved simple tonal filling and shading being completed. So, here it is. Stage 5 The final drawing isn't much further off than this, as it is almost finished in this picture. The … Continue reading Art of Roses – part 5

Art of Roses – part 4

It's near the end now, this being the second to last stage in the drawing. I hope so far you have enjoyed these posts - always feel welcome to share, comment, like or follow. Stage 4 The background is almost complete, as is the Rose itself. The shading is always left until the last piece … Continue reading Art of Roses – part 4

Art of Roses – part 2

As promised, it's the next stage in the creation of my latest tonal drawing of a Rose on some wooden planked flooring. There's some more to this drawing than simply a part of my ongoing hobby but that will remain unknown to this blog. So, it's the next part and here it is: Stage 2 … Continue reading Art of Roses – part 2