A Lost Poster from the Belle Epoche

I have a bound collection of L’Art Decorative magazines published between 1899 and 1900. Amongst many beautiful illustrations and photographs is a monochrome reproduction of a poster by the Belgium post-impressionist Georges Lemmen. I have never been able to find a colour version of this poster and the only copies I have found are probablyContinue reading “A Lost Poster from the Belle Epoche”

Snow fields

A pencil drawing of the of snow covered fields above Parracombe, Exmoor, Devon. Illustration and painting can be very different in my mind. Illustration is often done for a client, usually commissioned, rarely from the heart. Painting or drawing can be a process of releasing a little bit of your soul or heart onto aContinue reading “Snow fields”