Vivienne Albiston's PhotoBlog

Opened the kiln on a bisque firing today Glad to see nothing blew or cracked. Now i need to glaze and fire again..

Model is Justina, very tall and slim and sits very still. Still practising hands and feet... Mix of charcoal, pastel and ink.

arghh, trying so hard to improve hands and fingers.. 20 min sketch, pastel/pen/ink. 10 min sketch, coloured pencils. 20 minute sketch, ink/charcoal/pastel/pen.

Everything foreshortened cos I sit on the floor and draw.. sans head cos it took me long enough to figure out those hands..

This one is very close to where I live. Early in the 17th century, chalybeate water was said to have health-giving properties and many people once promoted its…