This week’s challenge was subtractive drawing – or simply put: making a picture by rubbing a white image out of a sheet covered with charcoal. Confused? Just look at the work below! First in was Trish with a beautifully observed avocet, and followed by Mavis with an impressionistic apple and pears.
Roman poet Horace said : “A picture is a poem without words.” What he would have made of our poems which are made of words, we will never know. Concrete poetry was our inspiration this week and we were following in the footsteps of poets such as John Hollander and his swan poem/poem swan. SwanContinue reading “Pictured in words”
Sue’s challenge to us this month was to take a surreal Picasso portrait of a woman sleeping – in monochrome – and make it our own. First in was Trish’s colourful slumbering figure, followed by a tattooed woman by Mavis. They were followed by not one, but two sleeping beauties from Beth followed by Rachel’sContinue reading “Picasso’s sleeping woman”