Not long after Susan Cook finished her Art Course here at Atelier88, http://www.atelier88.es/category/susan-cook/ I received a call from a man asking if I could offer the same art course for his wife. What was so pleasing about this phone call was that we had been recommended by a guest who[…]
Stewart Taylor was our first resident artist at Atelier 88 see his work at https://stewarttaylorprints.com and The Trip to Spain In April I visited my former Tutor, Dear friend & guru, Pete Nevin (Pedro) & his wonderful Wife, Lottie. Whilst this was primarily a chance to catch up with them socially[…]
It was only for one night but it was wonderful to relax together in often underrated Malaga. What a great city, every time we visit we love it more and more. Cheap hotel five minutes walk from the heart of the city and parking too. Malaga Art Venues Malaga boasts[…]
Today’s Atelier 88 post will be as visual as I can make it, after all, it is the visual world we have been so enchanted and inspired by.
When a friend recommends a film it is often with some trepidation that one begins to watch it. Everyone’s taste is, of course, different and no one size fits all. But when our good friend and humanitarian Eamon recommended this film we had high hopes. It is ‘hope’ that is[…]
Pete Nevin 2013 Atelier 88. Drawing the Natural World: ‘Sacred Monkey Forest’ (The grey long-tailed Macaque) The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary within the village of Padangtegal, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The Ubud Monkey Forest is an ecological reserve with around 600 monkeys in 12 hectares of forest with 186 different species of[…]
Like David Hockney, Lottie Nevin uses her iPad to make these vibrant drawings. Lottie is inspired by the humble everyday things that surround her. Lottie loves to paint and draw the rich colours of fruit, personal objects and the sunlit landscape of Andalusia.
Pete Nevin Atelier 88 2016 ‘The Hoopoe’ Drawing the Natural World, bird studies. Las Pilas de Fuente Soto, Andalusia, Spain. We found an injured Hoopoe on the road from Alcala La Real to Las Pilas sometime last year. Whilst it was with us I managed a few drawings. There[…]
Pete Nevin Atelier 88 ‘Drawing the Natural World’, bird studies from Kenya 2010 “An involvement with birds is a reliable hook into the state of the planet.” Margaret Atwood
Pete Nevin drawings from the natural world a constant in my work. Drawings pencil to digital iPad made with the Brushes app and Wacom, Coral Paint.