A live drawing completed at a spoken word poetry competition. A study for a commissioned work. Daniel Smith watercolor sticks and Pitt artist’s brush pen in a large watercolor Moleskine.
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I was musing about how wilderness inspires and soothes me and after I was done the bottom of the page looked like it needed a picture to complete and this is what I ended up with.
Ink on a watercolour Moleskine
I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by………………
from Sea Fever by John Masefield
This was the first sketch, copied from my very first Moleskine where I attempted to dovetail poems with sketches. I decsribed my attempts in one of the first “forum” entries on this site and have just realised that I have another source of drawings to bore you all with.
Portrait of the artist as a young man. Arthur Rimbaud, the big french poet…