Dabs in Graphite

This are a series of drawings I found in an old sketch-book under a pile of art books. They consist of graphite B2 to B9 sticks on A3 size cartridge paper: Preliminaries for “Foggy Morn, Cutty Sark.”, a commission showing the clipper from the Golden Age of Sail. It used to carry wool from Sydney…

Laze And Valeria

24″ x 32″. Drawing on azure mat board. Composition made up from 5 different photographs. Phillip Carrero.   Laze’s best friend had this drawing commissioned to be his wedding present to the newlywed couple. As it usually happens on wedding day, it became hectic since early hours of the morning. Yet, the pictures I was…

Moses, study on Michelangelo.

41cm x 59cm Oil on canvas board. Based on Michelangelo’s sculpture at St Peters Basilica.  Phillip Carrero.   Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to build his tomb in 1505 and it was finally completed in 1545; Julius II died in 1513 Moses is an imposing figure – he is nearly eight feet high sitting down! He has enormous…