Blog by Artist David Esslemont about design, illustration, printmaking, bookbinding, and publishing – for everyone interested in books and creativity.
Sunday, March 6, 2011
pine needle flower
A flower using different coloured needles.
Over-exposing the photograph creates the illusion the flower is floating. Tom adds scale.
pine needle drawings
The frozen snow is a vast undulating canvas waiting for the artist. Here pine needles are used to create a drawing on the snow. The encroaching shadows lessen the contrast and a rise in temperature will melt the icy crust and a metamorphosis will occur. Let's keep watch.
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