Category Archives: Sketchbook
What if sculpture floated, suspended by helium or between the polarities of rare earth magnets? Did you know you can sew balsa wood together with suture-like stitches? What if I made cyanotpye contact prints as part of my documentation of … Continue reading
The Drawings of the Pre-Raphaelites from my visit to The Art Gallery of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia July 2011) and notes from July 2011 tutorials.
Working out some ideas in my sketch book relating to masks and puppets for animation or claymation plus a still life with monkeys, and some lavender picked from someone’s front yard in the Drummoyne suburb of Sydney, Australia.
Typically I have lousy fingernails. They’re soft, they split and they never have a chance to grow because as an artist (and generally very busy person) I’m constantly using my hands. Fingernail polish is a complete waste of time. I … Continue reading
Stop motion study/sketch for a longer project where I will experiment with combining photo collage and painting with the photographic stills. The stills were shot in Sydney, Australia in July 2011. The subject matter I’m developing is a kind of … Continue reading
Above: J. Mawby “Rapture” (2009) 21″ x 14″ Oil Pastel on Foam Board (2009). I am thinking that I will revisit the series of oil pastel painting/drawings that were planned to accompany the image above. I’ve collected and started to … Continue reading
A third background sketch done from still images taken in Byron Bay, NSW (Australia) in July 2011. The camera was hand-held resulting in the shifting frame. The intent is to experiment with these sketches and backgrounds for additional stop-motion animation … Continue reading
Another stop-motion sketch made from photo stills taken at dusk near Belongiel Beach in Byron Bay, NSW (Australia) in July 2011. The camera was hand-held resulting in a shifting frame, and there are approximately 30 video frames in sequence and … Continue reading