Thursday, February 28, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Saturday, February 23, 2013
I think these pictures, and other roughs I posted earlier, give a good idea of my stamp design process.
I decided against using the full image of the swan children of Lir sheltering from the storm and went for the transformation scene instead. But I was able to adapt the first design for use as a decorative panel on the stamp sheet.
Amongst some old roughs I found the mock-up below where I was considering the tragic image of the old children of Lir from The Names upon the Harp.
It makes a nice companion piece to the scene of the four of them huddling together as swans.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Friday, February 15, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
On closer inspection I realized that the model is Des and that the guy in the white t-shirt is me drawing him.
This is the drawing I did of Des that day.
I always love to see the same subject as depicted by different artists.
Conor has a show of his extraordinary still life paintings entitled "Elements" running now at the Beaux Arts gallery in Bath.
If you aren't in the UK you can see a number of Conor's wonderful life drawings here.