New stockist and spring prices

Red Brompton Bicycle Print Small by Diana Powell

My Brompton bicycle prints are now for sale at Makers a fabulous & unique independent bristol shop & gallery full of beautiful handmade items, prints and art. Find them at 82 Colston street, Bristol. I’ve also revised my prices for spring 2015. This lovely ‘Red folded Brompton’ print is now £55 framed (27cm Sq) and £35 screen print only. See … Read More

A silly experiment with giffs

I had a bit of fun this evening creating an animated giff from a drawing of myself … If you’d like to have a go here’s how: Build Animated GIFs in Photoshop.   The trickiest part is making the original Photoshop document and getting all the layers right.                      

Dive into the bathroom

I haven’t drawn much since last year having got distracted by festivities at Christmas and New Year. But finally today I managed to just draw stuff and not worry about outcomes… I had a wonderful time just taking a line for a walk here and not realling worrying about ‘wrong’ turnings. I didn’t quite manage to capture the livid green … Read More

Back to the beginning

Todays drawing of a blue bike….                                

Sparrow Hawk, Bristol Museum

  In trepidation I went out for a day of sketching today. My drawing skills are rather rusty & I’ve felt a little stuck in a rut using the same formula:- 0.3 permanent pen and wash, so having got warmed up drawing my mint tea in a cafe I decided to dispense with the permanent maker for this one and … Read More

Brave New Year…

So it’s 17th of Jan and I’m cranking up my drawing skills again with a vengeance. The brave new year starts with a nice cup of mint tea, I’m doing battle with ellipses again… not always winning but certainly learning.