Stranger Thongs

One of our assessments in Drawing 1 was to present 30 discovery drawings of the same everyday object on a consistently sized and oriented ground (i.e. the material you draw on). “Significantly, the task also facilitates the development of an expanded vocabulary of drawing, requiring the experimentation and exploration of new processes and materials, newContinue reading “Stranger Thongs”

Reduced Palette Portraits

This project began as one thing then became something totally different that I hadn’t even imagined. My original intention was to develop an easy way to convert a digital photograph of a black and white print into a reduced-palette sketch that I could use as the foundation of an analogue collage. Got that? This portraitContinue reading “Reduced Palette Portraits”

A tonal self-portrait

This self-portrait project began with a blurry phone selfie, as I channelled my inner Lenin (or is it Stalin?), gazing into the glorious future of the revolution. Note the awesome yellow wall behind me. The next stage was to glitch the photo by reducing the palette from 70,000 colours to just 15. This produces someContinue reading “A tonal self-portrait”