Thursday, April 21, 2011

Haven't been here for a while

Cor! Five months since I last posted, where does the time go?

Well for the last seven weeks I've had my arm in a sling after I managed to dislocate my shoulder (it had to be my right arm of course...doh!), happily it's healing well now and I've been (carefully) doing some drawing again. Here's a few pieces I'd got done before my injury:

First of all some commissions, there's a couple more but I'm going to post them individually:

Joey the lab, charcoal & pastels on 30 X 40 cartridge paper.

A set of two individual pastel portraits of a friends children, also one coloured pencil portrait of both together:





......and a couple I did as Christmas presents:

Tealeaf the lurcher, charcoal.

Ruby, my youngest niece, charcoal

4 comments:

  1. Hello Ben! Wishing you a quick recovery.
    I like your work here. The children's personality seem to come through especially among the solo portraits and then the two together.

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  2. Thanks Artscapes, my arm's healing well now (been such a drag having it immobilised for so long).

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  3. Welcome Back, Ben,
    It has been a very long time, but somehow, I guess we all knew you'd be back.
    Great stuff and I'll add my name to the list of those who hope your arm heals well and soon.
    Sincerely,
    Gary.

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  4. Thanks Gary, I'm pretty much healed now, just need to keep doing the physiotherapy and I should be fine, I've taken the surgeons words to heart

    "Don't do it again"

    Wise words indeed. :-)

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