Gauging Genius

“Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.” – Edward Gibbon (English historian Words of wisdom yours truly stumbled across yesterday morning. Thankfully, this stumble didn’t result in injury; instead my only concern upon reading this adage was gaining an informed insight into the 18th century writer’s notion. Footnote – You may…

Quotations

Recently, I’ve taken to sketching monochrome semblances of culturally important figures, accompanied with one of their quotes taken from The Times Great Quotations book. This informational, motivational and inspirational tome a festive gift from my son. My process for creating these grey/black pencil and charcoal drawings/words is firstly selecting a quote within the chronicles 300+…