• Illustration

    #illo52weeks Week 9: Texture

    As usual I mulled over this week’s theme of ‘Texture’ until I came up with an idea of what image I wanted to do and what medium I felt would work the best. I was going to do a Kookaburra and engrave it out of a rubber tile. But that didn’t work so I came up with plan B. Drawing into polystyrene tiles is so satisfying and lots of fun.  It also comes naturally with a texture of it’s own. I decided to do an old hut as I thought about bricks, corrugated roofs, etc. These are the things I used: I drew my image onto the tile using anything…

  • Artwork,  Illustration

    #illo52weeks – weeks 6 & 7

    The good news is that I am practising my art more than if I wasn’t participating in Tania McCartneys 52 week Ilustration Challenge. The bad news is that there is still no sign of a very obvious style developing as you will see in today’s post: Week 6: Machinery Week 7: Machinery by Ramona Davey The material sfor this artwork came just in time for the deadline before the theme changed. I had ordered some polystyrene tiles for printing with. Usually I use a pencil and draw onto the tile by pressing into it nut this time a use utensils/machines. I pressed the objects into the tile to create a…