Thursday, 3 July 2014

Kasia Breska: Open Studio

An exhibition in a decorated shed - part of Hebden Bridge Arts Festival / Open Studios.

Week 1
An exhibition based on a Studio Voozek cycling trip. A tour by bike, around Scotland - with dog in trailer. The drawings, badges and photos record / reflect / share moments from the experience.

Artist: Kasia Breska
and twitter
Kasia Breska murals









Week 2 ?
...watch this space...
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"Open Studios will cover two weekends. Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th June 11am -5pm, Friday 4th, Saturday  5th and Sunday 6th July 11am -5pm.
The Open Studios weekends are a great opportunity to visit local artists and craftspeople in Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, Heptonstall and Mytholmroyd. This year over 80 artists will be opening their studios and homes.Browse at your leisure, purchase original work direct from established and new talent from this flourishing creative community.
Admission is free"




Tuesday, 1 July 2014

drawdrawdraw as guest blogger

Delphine Amato recently contacted me through Twitter to choose 10 drawn portraits for her blog And Freedom For

Hi Helen! I have a NY-based art blog called AndFreedomFor. I follow you on Pinterest and love what you do, so you came to mind for a...possible guest post. Would you be interested in doing a guest photoset of 10 drawn portraits for me?

It was a treat to have a specific remit to work to.

The hardest task? whittling things down to 10 images

"It’s so hard to choose only 10 drawings
Here’s a snapshot of my choice for today.
I have no doubt I could choose another 10 tomorrow…..and the day after etc etc"

Agata Marszałek
David de las Heras
David Fullarton
Ed Fairburn
Elizabeth Peyton
Frank Auerbach
Lucian Freud
Masha Makarenkova
Matisse  
William Kippenberger

See Delphine's smart looking layout at her 
tumblr blog

Sunday, 9 March 2014

whiteboard perspective

The best part of finding myself in a recent meeting, was seeing these  drawings. An interior design lecturer had left them behind after a recent class. They got me thinking about drawing systems I hadn't use for years:





Diagrams in Rendering with Pen and Ink by Robert W. Gill provide the best explanation: