Friday, 11 June 2010

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

CMYK paintingColour experiment...

As I've been exploring the tonal qualities of different colour so far this year (mainly reds, browns and blues) I decided to experiment with the 4 litho colours CMYK separately and together as litho CMYK separation features largely in my professional work. Here's part of a self portrait using all 4. There's minimal use of white. I'm interested in using the mono characteristics of each colour to convey emotion. More to follow...

PDS-0.5 hr

PDS - 2 hrs

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Kent Williams - Drawing Blog

Just discovered a sketch blog by one of my favourite contemporary artist/illustrators Kent Williams

And his paintings:

Monday, 5 April 2010


Self portrait with flames.

Saturday, 20 March 2010

Two Minutes In

Water soluble graphite, from November '09. Managed to ruin it soon
after this. I'll be back next term.

Monday, 8 March 2010

James Lloyd's great new website...

...welcome to the 21st century James!

Fantastic work :)

Sunday, 7 March 2010

PDS WinterTerm '10 Week8

PDS WinterTerm '10 Week8, originally uploaded by Asa Medhurst.

Back to the big smeary stuff this week. Can't say it was an easy return after weeks of precision pencil work.. bit like trying to get a shopping trolley going in a straight-line!

Saturday, 27 February 2010

PDS WinterTerm '10 Week7 2

PDS WinterTerm '10 Week7 2, originally uploaded by Asa Medhurst.

Warmed up with a few quick sketches. I think it helped accuracy in the larger drawing.

Sunday, 7 February 2010


PDS_Portraits0110_Week4-1, originally uploaded by Asa Medhurst.

Getting to know this head fairly well!

Wednesday, 3 February 2010


I liked it, model liked it - double win!
Made up for the turkey I produced the previous week..