Wednesday, May 09, 2018

May 9 2018 Drawing at the Museum

CHUU / A BLAZING PASSION 1999
Tie - dying and ink painting, gold leaf and embroidery on Silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
198 x 139 cm
IKMC - 0738
watercolour pencil crayon (needs water)



Textile Museum of Canada

Today was possibly my last chance to see ARTISTRY IN SILK: THE KIMONO OF ITCHIKU KUBOTA Curated by: Jacqueline Marx Atkins which closes on May 13. I took the opportunity to draw impressions of two more of the Kimono

detail of AIO / HOLLYHOCK (SYMBOL) 1983
Tie - dying and ink painting on Silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
193 x 132 cm ,
IKMC - 021

AIO / HOLLYHOCK (SYMBOL) 1983
Tie - dying and ink painting on Silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
193 x 132 cm ,
IKMC - 021


Sunday, April 22, 2018

Sunday April 22 2018 Drawing at the Museum 3

Eaton Gallery of Rome | Level 3


Belgic Pedestal Urn La Tene III, 918.249.9 



Belgic Pedestol Urn La Tene III, 1. 919.35.37
Earthenware Gaulish 100 - 25 BC 



Two "Belgic" Pedestal Urns, La Tène III Earthenware Gaulish, 100-25 BC 
This pottery was introduce to Britain from Gaul (France) in the 1st century BC. Typical "Belgic" jars are angular or have a series of cordons or Bulges on the shoulders. 


Sunday April 22 2018 Drawing At The Museum 2.

Samuel European Galleries | Level 3

Face on Front. Jug fragment, Red earthen ware, lead glaze, England 1200s 930.29.5, drawn with watercolour pencil crayon

This was excavated from a site in Moorgate Street. London. Human-shaped masks appear in two locations on Medieval English jugs - on the body of the vessel or on the spout.


after being brushed with water at home. 


Jug fragment, Red earthen ware, lead glaze, England 1200s 930.29.5

Sunday April 22 2018 Drawing At The Museum

Samuel European Galleries | Level 3

Back. Conical Jug Red The green colour of the glaze derives from copper compounds/ Red earthenware. lead glazed. 1200 - 1300s  930.14.9

Front. Blaster - shaped jug with Rouen - type decoration. England, London, 1200s 9216.1
The surface has been smeared with yellow slip and decorated with raised lines and dots. Contrast of red-yellow or red- white are typical of such decoration



Blaster - shaped jug with Rouen - type decoration. England, London, 1200s 9216.1

Conical Jug Red The green colour of the glaze derives from copper compounds/ Red earthenware. lead glazed. 1200 - 1300s  930.14.9

Wed. April 18. At the now free Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples Art & Culture | Level 1 at the Royal Ontario Museum

a drawing from my new page   Drawing-At-The-Museum

Basket. Athabasca, Western Subarctic Birch Bark. Spruce Root. Early 20th century. HK 1835 gift of Dr. C.T. Currelly in Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples Art & Culture | Level 1 at the Royal Ontario Museum