INK and PENCIL are excellent mediums

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I admit to enjoying using both pens and pencils for my drawing work.   Both of these mediums are highly controlable  though ink work is not easily corrected if you make a mistake……  Therefore,  I always “rough” out my subject in a soft pencil before applying the ink.

Another thing I do is leave the work alone after the pencil work, for a while.   Its amazing how you can spot any error(s) when you return to a work.   Staring at the board for end-less hours, definitely makes you incapable to seeing mistakes……..

It is essential to use a very soft rubber to eradicate unwanted pencil lines and to highlight facial features.    Also,  brush off all rubber dust with a wide and soft, fan, water-colour brush and then  use a hair-drier to blow away all the rubber debrix.

 

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MAN and MACHINE in action.

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I love motorbikes – and always have.   Futhermore, I loved my own bikes, rode them as fast as I dared, fell off, dusted myself off and immediately got back on again.   I suspect though, that a detailed x ray would show up some interesting cracks in my skeleton………..

This particular motoring artwork features the French Superbike Champion, Johann Zarco on the 2019 KTM.    This work has been executed in ink and pencil on A3 size paper.   For added effect, touches of red have been added to emphasise the work.  This is an original, signed artwork and will be exhibited (framed and mounted, under glass) at a motorsport venue in Rennes – of which, more anon.

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SPEED (in artwork) is not always of the essence…….

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Sébastion Loeb and his Citroen WRC.

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As an Artist – I tend to work quite slowly, irrespective of whether it is an ink and pencil motoring artwork – as above, or a watercolour, or an acrylic or (of real necessity) an oil painting.

To me, rushed artwork , always looks rushed and I can usually spot  where an Artist has omitted to take care over their work.  This is a particularly difficult aspect of being and Artist, as all too often they allow themselves to be pressured into producing (yesterday……) a promised artwork/s – something I have learned NEVER to do.

This A3 size motoring artwork features the great French Rally Driver, Sébastian Loeb, doyen of French (and other nationalities’) rally fans.   The Citroen has been illustrated in ink (light fast and waterproof ) on 240 gsm Canson paper with pencil effects added  in to create the inevitable dust – that is part and parcel of any rallycross event……

This artwork, along with  others, in a similar genre,  will be exhibited in Rennes, in 2019 – details to follow.   And all the profits will to go to Médecins Sans Frontieres.

If you have a query about this artwork or indeed any of the motoring artworks shown on this web-site, or about my FREE Open Days for Artists, please do not hesitate to contact me at:- art2cherish@orange.fr.   Thank you for reading this and I look forward to hearing from you.

LEGENDS in the world of Rally Driving. Michele Mouton & Fabrizia Pons and …..that – Audi Quattro Group B car……

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Original, signed tribute oil painting, 70cm x 50cm, featuring Michele Mouton and her co-driver, Fabrizia Pons – and the awe-inspiring Audi Quattro.   This artwork is painted in Artists’ oils on primed, box canvas.   It is on view in my Art Studio.     Motoring artwork commissions undertaken:         Free Open Days for Artists:   Please enquire for details:-   E-mail address:-   art2cherish@orange.fr

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The artist and the Fiat Uno. Photograph.

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This  track-day at Loheac ended up with the Fiat losing its brakes – totally,  hence me, the driver,  holding one of the large clumps of grass -collected in my efforts to stop the car!!!    No damage done!      P.S. The car has just had a complete makeover over – including new brakes and motor racing specification, brake fluid……and etc., etc……………..And hopefully will be seen on some of the Hill-Climb Courses during 2018, plus of course, a couple of local Track-Days.Anne & grass...jpg

A beautiful Riley. Watercolour on paper.

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This beautifully restored car was actually driven from Edinborough, Scotland to Le Mans..where we met up with this interesting duo!   It is a replica Riley sportscar and the work has been executed in Artists’ Watercolours on paper, size A4.    AlanRiley4.jpg

BUILDING AN ARTWORK FROM SCRATCH. The “launchpad” for my new motoring artwork exhibition.

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