What’s on my drawing board, January 09 2020

A sketchbook for every occasion, and a nearly finished painting.

This weeks drawing board is dominated by a drawing that’s been on the go for over a year, plus some experiments and design explorations in a variety of sketchbooks.

Assembling my Australian bush animals plywood laser cut ornament

A self assembly plywood open box Each wood panel features a different animal – kangaroo, wombat, kookaburra and Koala, in eucalyptus trees. The 3mm thick plywood panels are backed with translucent paper to emphasize the outline designs. How to put the box together There are 5 components to the box, 4 rectangular panels with cut out designs and a square … Read More

Laser cut woodblocks

Before I produce my woodblock prints, my creative process goes through many stages. I often begin with field sketches and photos, then develop my ideas through a series of drawings and watercolour sketches. These stages help me to get to know my subject matter really well, in particular shape and form which are important elements of my finished designs. I … Read More

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