Derwent Commission

I was asked by Derwent to create another piece to be included on their website in the near future and yes, your eyes do not deceive, there is some colour involved! The brief was to use the range of XL graphite blocks and that meant I had to step out of my comfort zone and play with the non-grey blocks.. 

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Derwent Blog


Just realised that a small interwiew that I did for Derwent a few weeks ago was put onto their blog, scroll down to 1st May 2013 entry.

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XL Graphite Blocks

Graphite artThe Derwent Graphite Blocks have finally been launched and my image (my drawing not my face..) adorns the tin so I'm very happy! XL Graphite Blocks 

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Face of Graphite..

graphite drawing for Derwent

Along with creating the odd face out of graphite I can now claim to be the face of graphite after Derwent have chosen to use one of my images to adorn the tin containing the new chunky graphite blocks I spent many a happy hour testing in recent months. I haven't yet seen how the tin will look…

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Testing testing..

graphite figurative drawing

I have always used and loved Derwent's graphite blocks and was recently asked if I wanted to become one of their 'testers' so I've spent the past few weeks trying out some pre-production chunky graphite blocks and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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