Nikisi Power Figure

  My sketch today at The Horniman Museum & Gardens does rather look like a furry jacket-wearing man engaged in a very distasteful phone call. In fact it is a 19th century wooden Nikisi Power figure of the Kongo people (as you can see from my notes). The furry jacket is made from nails. Hand made ones, lots of them.Continue reading “Nikisi Power Figure”

Making Friends with Architecture

 I’m so excited about this. It is ‘re-worked’ from my original drawing and I like the brickwork and tiles. That’s how I wanted to do it when I was drawing it on location. It’s looser, more free and I’ve used a dip pen, which is so much better as the line is less controlled. OKContinue reading “Making Friends with Architecture”