Posts Tagged: fine art

20:20THE BIG DRAW EXHIBITION : architecture, mapping & movement

For those who haven’t read this blog before or who may not be acquainted with “The Big Draw”, it’s a Nationwide initiative that occurs every year, in October and its purpose is to publcise, promote and celebrate the practise of

20:20THE BIG DRAW EXHIBITION : architecture, mapping & movement

For those who haven’t read this blog before or who may not be acquainted with “The Big Draw”, it’s a Nationwide initiative that occurs every year, in October and its purpose is to publcise, promote and celebrate the practise of

Drawing Residency update 23.9.12

Another Collaborative piece. Drawings © Poppy 2012 Image manipulation © chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012. The above clearly shows roof beams, stairwells and the stepped patterned brickwork around the towers surrounding the doorway. Another Collaborative piece. Drawings © Helena 2012

Drawing Residency update 23.9.12

Another Collaborative piece. Drawings © Poppy 2012 Image manipulation © chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012. The above clearly shows roof beams, stairwells and the stepped patterned brickwork around the towers surrounding the doorway. Another Collaborative piece. Drawings © Helena 2012

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PGS Artist In Residence 9.9.12 : 12.00 noon

Yesterday was spent coaxing my truculent computer into performing a series of basic tasks but it was behaving like it wanted to be on the beach, rather than overheating in my office. Fortunately, the computer realised that I wasn’t going

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PGS Artist In Residence 9.9.12 : 12.00 noon

Yesterday was spent coaxing my truculent computer into performing a series of basic tasks but it was behaving like it wanted to be on the beach, rather than overheating in my office. Fortunately, the computer realised that I wasn’t going

RESIDENCY UPDATE 8.9.12

I’m 3 Days into my residency and have a number of tangible signs of activity – not least sunburnt forearms ! Before the residency started, I made a couple of A3 linoprints and took several hundred photographs. In addition, I

RESIDENCY UPDATE 8.9.12

I’m 3 Days into my residency and have a number of tangible signs of activity – not least sunburnt forearms ! Before the residency started, I made a couple of A3 linoprints and took several hundred photographs. In addition, I

A Painting waiting to happen !

My Australian relatives were delighted to see that we also have eucalyptus trees ! This tree just keeps growing and growing and we have to regularly lop the tops out of the branches to maintain a nice shape and stop

A Painting waiting to happen !

My Australian relatives were delighted to see that we also have eucalyptus trees ! This tree just keeps growing and growing and we have to regularly lop the tops out of the branches to maintain a nice shape and stop

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Clouds, painting “en plein air” & dragonflies

I make no apologies for this post – I like clouds. I love the subtle colours and textures, the whispy trailing cirrus and the more solid forms of fairweather cumulus and altocumulus. I photograph and paint clouds whenever I get

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Clouds, painting “en plein air” & dragonflies

I make no apologies for this post – I like clouds. I love the subtle colours and textures, the whispy trailing cirrus and the more solid forms of fairweather cumulus and altocumulus. I photograph and paint clouds whenever I get

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Painting Salt Water

Homage to Rothko : Artisan oil on watercolour paper, mounted on 12.5mm board : 21o x 320mm (8.25″ x 12.5″) © copyright chriswoodartist all rights reserved. NB : This will eventually be float mounted in a white box frame. “Dawn

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Painting Salt Water

Homage to Rothko : Artisan oil on watercolour paper, mounted on 12.5mm board : 21o x 320mm (8.25″ x 12.5″) © copyright chriswoodartist all rights reserved. NB : This will eventually be float mounted in a white box frame. “Dawn

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drawing inspiration

“Ruby Tuesday” Charcoal & Pastel on cartridge 594 x 841mm © copyright chriswoodartist 2012 In common with a many artists, when I’m in my studio, I usually either have the radio chattering to itself or I listen to one of

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drawing inspiration

“Ruby Tuesday” Charcoal & Pastel on cartridge 594 x 841mm © copyright chriswoodartist 2012 In common with a many artists, when I’m in my studio, I usually either have the radio chattering to itself or I listen to one of

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drawing again

  “LIFE H01 05 2012” Charcoal on cartridge © chriswoodartist all rights reserved I feel this drawing remains unresolved but I thought I’d share it anyway as it describes how I’m feeling today – being pulled in lots of directions

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drawing again

  “LIFE H01 05 2012” Charcoal on cartridge © chriswoodartist all rights reserved I feel this drawing remains unresolved but I thought I’d share it anyway as it describes how I’m feeling today – being pulled in lots of directions

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The Inside Story – the studio of chriswoodartist

Chris N Wood artist amidst the clutter ! One of those rare times of the year when there is standing room for two. The photo was taken by fellow Artspace member, Alanah Barker, during this years Open Studios, Artspace Portsmouth

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The Inside Story – the studio of chriswoodartist

Chris N Wood artist amidst the clutter ! One of those rare times of the year when there is standing room for two. The photo was taken by fellow Artspace member, Alanah Barker, during this years Open Studios, Artspace Portsmouth