Ann Robertson – Artist and Illustrator

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Lino 2

Lino 2

  This is the second pair of Lino cuts of la Gomera. I really like the overlay of these especially after clearing a bit more background. This pair is definitely ready to try on higher quality paper with some colour on the background. I had a little play the other...

Lino

Lino

  I have been messing about with Lino, trying to find some inspiration. On my hols last year in La Gomera I got a bit obsessed by shadows on the walls and thought I might be able to do something with them. A couple of months ago decided I had better start...

Could it be more Birds?

Could it be more Birds?

  I have been having a go at a technique, involving pyrography, that was described in my art magazine. I thought it looked interesting and the example demonstrated was a bird that I really liked. I asked for a Dremel versatip for xmas, as dedicated pyrography...

New Shop

New Shop

  Well I don't know how my poor Blog got so neglected. I did well for a bit and then somehow it fell off my radar. Anyway here I am again on the off chance that anybody ever reads this. I have an online shop on Folksy. You can see it on the home page and you just...

More Birds!!

More Birds!!

  How surprising that I have done another bird drawing! I haven't done much since march, not sure why. I recently had a holiday in Devon and found myself at the end of a very wet day at Paignton Zoo. The weather was so bad that only about ten of us were there. I...

Birds on Paper

Birds on Paper

  Our show, Birds on Paper, started on a couple of weeks ago at Teggs Nose Park. In 2o21 Macclesfield marked the 120th anniversary of wildlife artist Charles Tunnicliffe's birth with a series of exhibitions and events. Born in Sutton, Tunnicliffe produced a...

Birds on Paper  Marbled Paper

Birds on Paper Marbled Paper

  Making the marbled paper for the paper cuts was a bit of a steep learning curve, although I did enjoy it. I was a bit taken aback by the fact that it requires planning at least hours, and ideally a good day before hand. Paper needs to be prepared and most...

Redo  Week 52

Redo Week 52

  The challenge this week is Redo. I chose the image I had done for Chaos for a couple of reasons. I enjoyed the process but was not happy with the end result. The oil pastel and Indian Ink etching is something I have wanted to experiment with. It was not a time...