Thursday, August 07, 2008


Reference Photo from a website
Enjoyed playing with the background with this painting.

Thursday, July 24, 2008


The reference photo for this painting was on a magazine cover with the name of the magazine on the upper portion making it difficult for me to clearly see the details of the upper leaves and the water. Lesson learnt : Choose a clear reference.

Friday, July 04, 2008


Reference photo from a Newspaper
Have been working on this the whole of this week. Am not sure how many hours it took. I used .5 mm mechanical pencils HB, 2B, 2H and a 4B wood pencil.

Friday, June 27, 2008


Reference photo from a magzine
A quick sketch done a few months back.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Black buck

Reference photo from a newspaper article

Black buck is a species of antelope found mainly in India. This drawing took me around 10 hours to complete. The pencils used were .5mm 2B, HB and a 2H clutch.


Reference photos from Diane Wright Fine Art

Diane Wright is an graphite artist living in Iowa US. Her website Diane Wright Fine art has some fabulous tutorials. The above sketches are from her tree, rock and landscape tutorials respectively

Friday, June 20, 2008

Charcoal and Graphite

Reference photo from a newspaper
Trying a combination of charcoal and graphite.

Bell Peppers

Reference photo from webshots free downloads
More Acrylic trials... have to put in a lot more work on the yellow bell pepper. Having trouble mixing the colors.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Acrylic Works

Trying a hand at Acrylics

Experiment with Color Pencils

My first color pencil trials ... not very happy with them .. will keep trying

A few Practice Pencil Sketches

A few practice pencil sketches ... the reference photos are from a few art instruction books, wet canvas and magazines. I use Prismacolor Turquoise pencils and Canson recycled Sketch book for most of my practise work.