Category Archives: drawing

“Nature Transformed” / “A Level” art for beginners

Over the last year, for an hour and a half each week, I have been privately tutoring an “A Level” Fine Art student together his younger sister. I began my academic career in a sixth form college,  where I taught

“Nature Transformed” / “A Level” art for beginners

Over the last year, for an hour and a half each week, I have been privately tutoring an “A Level” Fine Art student together his younger sister. I began my academic career in a sixth form college,  where I taught

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

Lino Cuts, Pubs and Exhibitions

“The Ship and Castle” Copyright Chris N Wood All Rights Reserved available from Jack House Gallery Old Portsmouth At art school, in the early 1970’s, I did a lot of etching and have since dabbled from time to time but

Lino Cuts, Pubs and Exhibitions

“The Ship and Castle” Copyright Chris N Wood All Rights Reserved available from Jack House Gallery Old Portsmouth At art school, in the early 1970’s, I did a lot of etching and have since dabbled from time to time but

Printmaking, Linocuts and Classic Boats

Not a particularly inspiring photograph of my desk in studio 3 Artspace Portsmouth – (the next photograph will be though) ! A new lino cut takes shape from a drawing that I made of HMS 33, a veteran of WW1,

Printmaking, Linocuts and Classic Boats

Not a particularly inspiring photograph of my desk in studio 3 Artspace Portsmouth – (the next photograph will be though) ! A new lino cut takes shape from a drawing that I made of HMS 33, a veteran of WW1,

Double Take !

© Chris N Wood All rights reserved 2014 I was surfing a Facebook the other day and discovered something amusing ! I was stopped in my tracks by a photo that I thought I’d taken but after closer scrutiny I

Double Take !

© Chris N Wood All rights reserved 2014 I was surfing a Facebook the other day and discovered something amusing ! I was stopped in my tracks by a photo that I thought I’d taken but after closer scrutiny I

Double Dutch, 2 Doctors & 3 drawing classes

The Eastern Solent at 09.40am 24.11.14 : the ipad over-cooked this shot and it decided it should be at ISO 64 at f/2.4. if i could have overridden this setting I would but then my mission was to teach drawing

Double Dutch, 2 Doctors & 3 drawing classes

The Eastern Solent at 09.40am 24.11.14 : the ipad over-cooked this shot and it decided it should be at ISO 64 at f/2.4. if i could have overridden this setting I would but then my mission was to teach drawing