This one is done in pen and coloured digitally – I usually would use water colour, but I started drawing it on cartridge paper before realizing I wanted to colour it. I don’t really like to use that paper but hey – I’ve just moved country again..
The Arter Gallery
Opening hours Wednesday and Thursday 19 hour to 23 hour
Fridays 14 hour to 21 hour
Address: Hagenstraße 56
In July 2009 Australian Artist Lily Mae Martin will be showing her first European exhibition ‘Mêlée’ in Berlin, Germany. Lily’s work draws on her recent journeys throughout Europe; from post-war Berlin to the hyper-sensitivity of security and terrorism in London. Lily portrays her subjects as confused, chaotic and frantically searching to grasp some form of control and stability within their world through her drawings and paintings.
I took me three days to finish this drawing. While I was in the process a friend accidentally spilt a very lagre glass of water all over it. It’s a good thing I use thick paper to draw on, because it dried and there was nothing wrong with it.
Thanks Gene for posing for me to do this – you’re an awesome model.