Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

SD 26th April 2016

Something different today: I have never tried this before… so here’s a little pen sketch.  Technique and quality are poor – I’ll work on that! Pen #sketch of the #canarywharf … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Zac Art

Pete’s mum commissioned an artist in Norfolk to paint an image of her local church.  So the artist decided to incorporate a few people, including Pete and I… and Zac! … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Escher in action

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #8

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. It’s been three years since Pantone, self-declared arbiters of visible … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #7

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada continues to paint huge portraits on … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #2

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. Here are some truly impressive drawings, but these are tiny … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #1

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. Today it’s some art that is cleverly formed from colour … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finished… I think

I watched a programme on BBC1 recently where professional artists were tasked with producing a self portrait. They found it challenging and one of the judges made the comment that, if … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

World Press Photo of the Year 2015

World Press Photo of the Year [Contemporary Issues , 1st prize singles , Mads Nissen.] Jon, 21, and Alex, 25 are a couple. Being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) is … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Self portrait

Painting is not easy, I know that, but I decided to have a go at painting a self portrait in acrylic paints. He’s the finished work (well, I still may … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

The wall

On one of the dining room walls there are 12 picture frames, all around 8×10 inches in size, but all very different. I purposely chose lots of different styles of frames … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

The Tetrahedron in Bottrop, Germany A odd angle in St Pancras station, London Art in Margate, at the Turner Contemporary gallery The beach in Wimereux, France The local artificial football … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 10 Comments

Creative Owner Makes Drawings Around His Dog

Owner of a Brazilian restaurant and editor-in-chief of a gastronomy marketing site, Rafael Mantesso puts his pet bull terrier, named Jimmy Choo, into all kinds of funny situations with his endless imagination. Jimmy Choo was … Continue reading

September 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Finland Finland Finland

Back in April I mentioned that the Finish postal service was issuing stamps featuring Tom of Finland.  Well, I bought 3 sets and they arrived yesterday.  I’m not sure what … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Edge of the Frame

Inspired by the Daily Post. We often capture strangers in photos we take in public. Open your photo library, and stop at the first picture that features a person you … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

More vent des forêts

Some of the best art so far! The ball of rubbish 6+ metres high and the org around 4 metres! The cars all had stuff on their roof racks – … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vent des forêts

In the middle of nowhere (and I really mean miles from any shop, bar etc) about 20km from Bar Le Duc in eastern France there are massive forests. Some clever … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of art

Not all art is obvious… (and if you are here to see the images, you are welcome and may also benefit from THIS posting) My computer art: My wire art … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

Clever doodles that incorporate everyday objects

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

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