Portrait of an artist

ImagePencil drawing of a Chinese artist from a photo found in Modern Painters.

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Draw Brighton

 

Oli Spleen. Performance poet.

Portraits completed at “Draw Brighton” at Artist Residence in biro, ink and oil pastel.  I like the challenge of committing to the line and not having a chance to erase any mark I make.

New Painting

A recent new painting in a series based around traditional stories in contemporary settings.  I wanted to see how few symbols the viewer needed to read the image and relate to stories that are part of the Western culture.  For some reason they seem to be featuring women who are waiting for something to happen…See the picture of sleeping beauty in an earlier post….