This is a log of what I had wrote down in my sketchbook everyday whilst on the residency. Spain Arts Residency: Joya: Arte & Ecologia, Los Gazques. DAY 5: Wednesday 26th April. Body’s aching from yesterday so todays a studio day. Need to experiment with bigger drawings: be more free. Intrigued by the shell at … Continue reading Spain Arts Residency : Day 5,6 & 7.
This is a log of what I had wrote down in my sketchbook everyday whilst on the residency. Spain Arts Residency: Joya: Arte & Ecologia, Los Gazques. Day 3: Monday 24th April. FOSSIL HUNTING!! Today we went fossil hunting down the berraca. Found lots of different fossils of different sizes, they were mainly of plants and … Continue reading Spain Arts Residency: Day 3 & 4.
This is a log of what I had wrote down in my sketchbook everyday whilst on the residency. Spain Arts Residency: Joya: Arte & Ecologia, Los Gazques. DAY 1! Saturday 22nd April. Travel, travel, travel… Up at 6.00 car up to Aberystwyth to get the 8:30 train, train was cancelled had to wait an extra hour … Continue reading Spain Arts Residency: Day 1 & 2.
They all have 4 flippers, a layer of blubber and sensitive whiskers on the snout. But for my book on the legend/myth of The Seals Skin I am looking at Harbour Seals specifically. Harbour Seals have streamlined fusiform bodies, tapered at both ends. They have spotty coats and the dorsal side has more spots than the … Continue reading Seal Anatomy
While out in Iceland I collected and saw alot of various different types of maps. I collected around 20 different maps and thats not including photographs of maps too. I want to create my own map of Iceland as a inside cover for the books I am making in Illustration for the final exhibition. As … Continue reading Maps of Iceland.
October/November 2016. Day 5: Today we woke up later than usual and spent the day walking and adventuring around Reykjavik. The weather wasn't to great all day. First we stopped off at the Sun Voyager, which is a steel sculpture made by Jon Gunnar Arnson, and it looks like a Viking ship but it is … Continue reading Iceland Trip: Day 5 & 6
October/November 2016. ADVENTURE DAAAAY! & Northern Lights Tour. This day was one of the best days ive ever had, we had brilliant sunshine but could still see the snow on the mountains, it was beautiful. Today is the day we planned our own random road trip from Reykjavik down as far as Vik. We … Continue reading Iceland Trip: Day 4.
Day 3. October/November 2016. THE GOLDEN CIRCLE TOUR! Up early for the bus pickup from the hotel, As a part of the holiday package we went on the Reykjavik Excurssions tour. Our guide was incredible, we learnt so much throughout the day, he was very interesting to talk & listen to. While on the bus … Continue reading Iceland Trip: Day 3.
Gustave Dore is the artist that inspired my third year Illsutration work the most due to the use of line as shading. Although he was a printmaker and I prefer to use my inks and pens for my illustrations. The detail in his work is really intense and I find the pieces very interesting to … Continue reading Artist Inspiration: Gustave Dore.
October / November 2016. Day 1: Travel, travel, travel! Wake up early to drive 4/5 hours to Manchester Airport to catch the flight to Keflavik, Iceland. Then picked up the hire car to get us to the hotel in Reykjavik. Took us alittle longer to get there because Doms was getting used to driving on … Continue reading Iceland Trip: Day 1 & 2.