Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The Eyes have It

Charcoal on Rives

It's been a while since I posted on this blog but 7 months of living in a hotel room was a little stifling of artistic inspiration. We are settled for the next three years in Frankfurt, Germany. Great sigh of relief to be back in Europe and out of harm's way. Still limited in art materials as all my "stuff" is still on route from Pakitan via Bangladesh! Long story! Still I do have charcoal and paper.

I have a couple of ideas brewing for major projects and as I let those take form I am doodling and these eyes are a product of those doodles.

One of the joys of being back in civilisation is finding a wonderful art store and have been told of another that is supposed to be even better. On a short drive out from the city, the landscape already looked promising in terms of subject matter. The brilliant acid yellows of the rape seed flowers were


Anita Davies said...

Fantastic studies

Mary said...

I'm so happy for you that you are in Europe Anita and also to see you posting your wonderful work.

Billie Crain said...

It's great to see you back in the saddle, Anita! Can't wait to see what you have brewing.

Robyn said...

She's back!!! And in wonderful form I see. What a pleasure to see your drawings again, Anita. I have no idea how you manage such fine detail with charcoal. Awesome :)

Lisa Lorenz said...

Love to see you back! Beautiful work!

Anita said...

Anita - thank you!

Mary - being a little slow to start but hope to be back in full art swing soon.

Billie - neither can I!

Robyn - I still feel very clumsy with charcoal compared with some I have seen.

Lisa - Hi!!!!!

vivien said...

fabulous sketches!

welcome back :>)

little sheep said...

love the eyes...they're so expressive!

Caroline Bray Art said...

And these eye certainly do have it! Great works, very detailed and simple but expressive. I'm looking forward to seeing more from you

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