Moves

Hello! Starting the new year with a little experiment that shows a  sequence of four stages in the making of one small mixed media painting. Wishing you the very best for 2016! Here are my drawings…

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Playing

Hello! Following my recent post inspired by cellos and basses, I’ve been looking and drawing more musicians, this time concentrating on their faces while they play. Arguably, the most amazing face belonged to cellist Paul Tortelier, a wonderful and much-missed musician. The drawings I’ve made of him here are a start and I’ll have to practice […]

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Fascinating rhythm

I saw these musicians on TV playing at the New Year’s day concert in Vienna. The line of basses (or cellos – apologies for my ignorance) created a wonderful pattern that I found fascinating. I loved the repetition of each musician playing side by side, but of course, each one is unique, creating a nuance […]

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Bolero!

Hola! Music and dance are a great source of inspiration. I’m fascinated by orchestras, bands and dancers and the way they work together. There was an exciting development at the Proms, where the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra were joined on stage by the Antonio Marquez Dance Company. They worked brilliantly together. The climax of the concert […]

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