Books: Nature Morte

Nature Morte by Michael Petry (2013) Thames & Hudson Ltd Continuing my general research on Time in art, I tracked down this book in the library which has the tagline "Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition" The book starts with a bit of history of Still-Life and then moves quickly on to contemporary artists. Below … Continue reading Books: Nature Morte


Book: Experimental Landscapes in Watercolour

Experimental Landscape in Watercolour by Anne Blockley (2014) Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Ltd. This book was the inspiration for playing with different techniques in my sketchbook. Some examples of her work can be found on her website. Her images are brilliant representations of the wild areas of countryside. I like that she … Continue reading Book: Experimental Landscapes in Watercolour

Book: Shirley Trevena Watercolours

Shirley Trevena Watercolours (2015) Batsford, an imprint of Pavilion Books Company Ltd. Watercolour is not my strong suit so I am always intrigued by the work of artists that manipulate this media in interesting ways. According to her website "Shirley Trevena has always tried to break the rules of conventional watercolour painting and over the years … Continue reading Book: Shirley Trevena Watercolours