Category Archives: monochrome

Hello Outlook Followers

  I’ve been absent from blogging for a while but it seems that this silly little blog is still getting the attention from the Outlook followers.  Those of you who might have suffered from such a problem what appears to … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, Digital Painting, drawing, monochrome, Procreate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Today Mathew I’ll be called….

  If it’s Monday then it is time for my painting class.   This was my version of Portrait of Juan from Pareja by Diego Velázquez.   As a painting exercise I’m quite pleased with the result but as a copy of the original?  … Continue reading

Posted in Art, art class, Digital Painting, monochrome, painting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ruby are you contemplating….

Yesterday I learned the hard way why Apple’s old HQ had the address 1 Infinite Loop as I struggled to update a new iPad to iOS 11.  After an awful lot of swearing and searching the internet for fixes I … Continue reading

Posted in Art, drawing, monochrome | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This isn’t everything….

  Over the past few days and weeks I have been consumed by photography – and it has been very rewarding.   I do keep my hand in with pencil and paper.

Posted in Art, drawing, monochrome | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Death of Stalin….

There is real horror behind the laughter Mark Kermode   Yesterday I saw The Death of Stalin and I found it one of the most powerful movies I have seen in a very long time.   The story, and this isn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, ink drawing, monochrome | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spend time in bed

I recommend you stop watching the news… I really should take this advice from Morrissey

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, drawing, monochrome | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

I don’t care about…

So the new seasons and shows are starting to hit the TV – another indicator that Autumn is upon us.   Last night I started to watch the Defenders and well we’ll see where it goes.   The good thing … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, Digital Painting, monochrome | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment