Posts Tagged: Culture

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Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

Neanderthal-Man---The-origin-of-Art-and-Creativity

Neanderthal Picasso

An illustration I created for a piece entitled ‘Your more creative than you realise’ for Trendillustrated.com, which I really like. The article is based on the news of the recent discovery of cave paintings in Indonesia, which are the oldest

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Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

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Lake Lugano – Oskar Koller

It’s been warm enough to get my paint brush outside in the open air where at first I struggled to remember what to do with it. I’ve been looking at the work of Oskar Koller again. His work is deceptively

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Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

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Raw Vision – Outsider Art

An old publication but a new one for me Raw Vison is the only internatioanl journal of Outsider Art. First published in 1989 it has continually given an insight into the art of the “unknown, untrained geniuses” who are the

Telly People

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

Telly People

On the Telly

The good thing about drawing people from the telly is that they can’t see that you are doing it, although like real people they don’t sit still either!

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

A short book about drawing

Good Old Drawing

In some my earlier posts and when I first had the idea to start a blog the one thing I was sure about was that it was somehow going to be about drawing and sketching. My life has been followed

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What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

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What’s the Story?

I like these sketches, it feels like they are telling a story. Which story I’m not sure? Maybe one about buildings, that had people living in them and then they all left because a plague arrived, or better still, because

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a

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Banksy

Banksy, the elusive British street artist is in New York this week, where amongst other things he hired a street vendor and set up a stall in Central Park selling his original artworks for only $60’00 each. Apparently only a

The Wedding Party

The Wedding Party

Everyone like a wedding, or so I’m told! The Men get to wear their suits and the Ladies get to wear that green Ann Demeulemeester dress that they bought three years ago and have only worn once since. This one

The Wedding Party

The Wedding Party

Everyone like a wedding, or so I’m told! The Men get to wear their suits and the Ladies get to wear that green Ann Demeulemeester dress that they bought three years ago and have only worn once since. This one

Corona Lady

Ladies in the almost altogether

Caught some Ladies (and a man) unawares in the altogether (almost) while burning my own skin.

Corona Lady

Ladies in the almost altogether

Caught some Ladies (and a man) unawares in the altogether (almost) while burning my own skin.

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Men and Women have different fashion tastes – Discuss!

My wife was in fashion as a product manager and now runs her own fashion lifestyle Blog. I still work in fashion and spend most of my time either thinking about it or trying not to think about it, depending

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Men and Women have different fashion tastes – Discuss!

My wife was in fashion as a product manager and now runs her own fashion lifestyle Blog. I still work in fashion and spend most of my time either thinking about it or trying not to think about it, depending

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Pablo Picasso in the style of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was an enigma, one of those people who was very special, even among his peers and someone who comes along only once in a generation. A man who was definitely one and a half steps ahead of the

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Pablo Picasso in the style of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was an enigma, one of those people who was very special, even among his peers and someone who comes along only once in a generation. A man who was definitely one and a half steps ahead of the

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Romuald Hazoume

I found these images of the Benin born Artist Romuald Hazoume while researching this week, which I LOVE.  It seems the artist created them as actual portraits of sitting subjects. I love their simplicity. How a face and personality can

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Romuald Hazoume

I found these images of the Benin born Artist Romuald Hazoume while researching this week, which I LOVE.  It seems the artist created them as actual portraits of sitting subjects. I love their simplicity. How a face and personality can

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Ballenberg – Swiss Architecture

There is a fantastic open-air museum at Ballenberg, near Interlaken, at the very center of Switzerland. It is beautifully organized in woodland and meadow, to represent a geographical map of Switzerland, depicting by area a historical collection of rural buildings

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Ballenberg – Swiss Architecture

There is a fantastic open-air museum at Ballenberg, near Interlaken, at the very center of Switzerland. It is beautifully organized in woodland and meadow, to represent a geographical map of Switzerland, depicting by area a historical collection of rural buildings

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Miniature works of Art

I’ve had what I thought was a collection of Soviet era stamps which I picked up a few years back when on a work/cultural trip to Estonia. Having dug a little more, it turns out they are not stamps but

Estonian Matchbox label 1

Miniature works of Art

I’ve had what I thought was a collection of Soviet era stamps which I picked up a few years back when on a work/cultural trip to Estonia. Having dug a little more, it turns out they are not stamps but

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The Power of Making

On my travels I have stockpiled a fair few objects, toys, dolls, books, stamps and textiles… as well as a heap of sketch books. Why I picked them and what I love about them is man’s and women’s innate use

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The Power of Making

On my travels I have stockpiled a fair few objects, toys, dolls, books, stamps and textiles… as well as a heap of sketch books. Why I picked them and what I love about them is man’s and women’s innate use