Charcoal Inspiration

Contemporary Charcoals:
Nic De Jesus

Capitalizing on the versatility of the charcoal medium, South African artist Nic De Jesus plays powerfully with atmospheric perspective in his work, blending his photographer’s eye with his innate innovative approach to artistic production.

Alphonse Mucha: The Master of Art Nouveau

There are few names as synonymous with the Art Nouveau era as Alphonse Mucha. Born of Bohemian spirit near the midpoint of the 19th century, Mucha would go on to revolutionize artistic production by fully embracing the age of Art Nouveau design through the myriad projects he undertook.

Contemporary Charcoals:
Stuart Fullerton

From the art and archaeology of the ancient world to the immediacy of plein air painting, Stuart Fullerton’s artistic interests are remarkably varied. What unites these interests, though, is a passion for both painting and working in charcoal.

Nicolas Poussin & the Perfection of Drawing

Amid the great names of the 17th century, French painter Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) was one of the greatest. An innovative figure that had an uncanny ability to blend academic refinement with classical trends of his day, Poussin yielded a remarkably varied body of work. Amidst his vast oeuvre of paintings, Poussin was also a prolific draftsman, dedicating a significant portion of his study to drawings and sketches after the masterworks of earlier generations.

Featured Artist: Susie Home

Susie studied Fine-Art & Graphics at Ravensbourne & Croydon Art Colleges before taking up a career in Design & Production within the Publishing industry. Latterly she was Cover Design & Production Manager for Sage Publications, commissioning artists and designers having previously worked for many other Publishing companies. She is an experienced lecturer, having taught at […]

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