Here’s another two pages from the fern journal. I’m loving this journal and can’t wait to see it filled. Ferns from Eupodium and Marattia genera Right now the ferns are fairly easy to draw, but harder ones with more more complex leaves are coming, especially ferns with tripinnate and bipinnate-pinnatifid leaves. Each new fern brings … Continue reading Fern journal continued
It’s a cool and rainy Easter weekend here in south-east Queensland. Perfect days for soup, sketchbooks, reading and getting cosy with canines. Each day I try to add a little more to one of my many sketchbooks. Most of them are themed; they all have purpose, and much of the time my mood dictates which … Continue reading Soup and sketchbooks
I'm only on the second two page spread, but already I'm thinking this might be a multi-volume project. There is so much to learn. Sketching ferns is time-consuming, even for the less … Continue reading Sketch to understand: Ferns and more ferns
Some artefacts from the Azilian culture, which arose in southern France and northern Spain during the Epipalaeolithic and Mesolithic periods.
The advent of visual diaries During medieval times, handmade reference books, or "model books" (also "pattern books) were used as a source for teaching initiates and as examples of lettering, flourishes and … Continue reading Book arts. Part 2