Thursday, July 29, 2010

Laith McGregor

Laith McGregor

You won't often see pics of men in this space, but here is a beauty. I've been watching Art Nation on the ABC lately and Laith McGregor was recent featured. you can watch the interview here.

What caught my attention was Laiths chosen medium...a biro.

Pens and biros are a great readily available tool to draw with and you can capture so much detail with this medium. I use a fine black biro to draw my greyscale illustrations, like the one in my banner at the moment and I'm always amazed by the detail and shading in the end result. I'm sure you would have done some phone side doodles, why not try it in your journal?


jacqueline said...

Wow that is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing and i am off to watch the interview! Have a lovely merry happy day and love to you!

Moyra Scott said...

Thanks for sharing that. Just goes to prove that you can use what you have. Sometimes I can get hung up on wanting better materials and more space and all that stuff. But using what you have. And who doesn't have a biro lying around? Brilliant.

Nic Hohn said...

I am a huge advocate of using what I seems to take the creative process to a whole different level. Love it!