Pen + Ink

PEN + INK

Pen and Ink Gallery of original art works.


These Pen & Ink works demonstrate Max’s traditional drawing skills and detailed draughtsmanship. Yet, in some cases, exaggerated proportions or distorted perspective are used to focus attention on the characteristic personality and emotive impact of the subjects.  This is particularly true of the three animal drawings.

 


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GALLERY

Music Room


Pen & Ink, Commissioned work, 2017


Not for sale


The florid intensity of patterns and distorted perspective create a colourful psychedelic effect despite being in black and white. At the same time, the drawing resonates depth, stillness and calm and the musician's personality is captured in the hat.

Hoverfly


Pen & Ink, Commissioned work, 2016


Not for sale


Myathropa florea - a hoverfly with "attitude", especially in the mating season. They bask on sun-drenched leaves at the woodland edge, or often hover assertively in the sunshine a few inches above ones head.

Sound and Furry


Pen & Ink, Commissioned work, 2016


Not for sale


This group of furry Celtic musicians transmit a sense of warmth and camaraderie, relaxation and style of centuries-old folk traditions.

Llandudno Promenade


Pen & Ink, 2004

Not currently for sale


From the Promenade to the Great Orme head, this drawing faithfully captures the salient features and conveys the allure of the out of season seaside town.

Afro Lady


Pen & Ink, 2013

Not currently for sale


This fanciful, detailed and idealised drawing expresses a forceful yet vulnerable character.

Badger


Pen & Ink        2013

Not currently for sale


Combining observation of detailed and anatomically correct features with an enlarged head that creates an entreating, pleading vulnerability.

Deer


Pen & Ink        2014

Not currently for sale


While based on anatomically correct details, the enlarged head creates a wild yet soft, appealing expression of eyes, and quiver of nose.

Fox


Pen & Ink        2013

Not currently for sale


The fox's distorted proportions and facial features  convey its wily, detached, disdainful character against the moonscape.

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