DRAWINGS

"Susan White is constantly sketching from everyday life and it is from the many sketchbooks that she first extracts the material for her compositions." (A. Wernig, Munich, 1980)

The artist works in a variety of drawing media: pen and ink, ballpoint, brush, crayon, chalk, pastel, conté, and charcoal. Recently she has developed mixed media techniques in silverpoint and goldpoint.

"Capturing the essence in line alone is for me the purest form of expression."

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  • Storytime for Grandchildren, 1998
    drafting pen
    19 x 24 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Food Court, Leichhardt MarketPlace, 1997
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Pepper's Snout and Paws, 1997
    pen and brush wash
    21 x 14 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Aunty Dossie, Pog, in Nursing Home, 1996
    pen
    14.5 x 21 cm
  • Dug Talking, 1996
    pen
    21 x 14 cm
  • Ruth Wilkinson Playing Recorder, Capella Corelli, 1988
    pen
    21.5 x 14 cm
  • Cynthia O'Brien (violin) and Ruth Wilkinson (cello), Capella Corelli, 1988
    pen
    14 x 21.5 cm
  • Ustad Amjad Ali Kahn Playing Sarod, 1988
    pen
    14 x 21.5 cm
  • The Invalid / Brian Sick, 1988
    pen
    51 x 38 cm
    (exhibited 5th International Biennial Exhibition of Portrait-Drawing and Graphics, Tuzla, 1988)
  • Lane Closed, Kent Street, Miller's Point, 1986
    pen and spittle wash
    18 x 26 cm
  • Growth Spiral (pastel), 1986
    pastel
    61 x 52 cm
  • Traffic Control Man, Kent Street / Kent St, 1985
    pen, brown ink and spittle
    42 x 59 cm
  • Woman on a Park Bench / Observatory Hill, 1985
    pen and wash
    18 x 26 cm
  • Silver Wattle in Our Backyard, 1985
    pen, brown ink and spittle
    38 x 51 cm
  • Practising Hockey, Viaduct at Federal Park / Federal Park, 1985
    pen and wash
    38 x 51 cm
  • Resident's Meeting, Annandale, 1985
    pen and spittle wash
    18 x 26 cm
  • Sketch: Mother and Baby on Bus, 1985
    pen
    18 x 24.5 cm
  • Danger - Demolition, NSW Fisheries House, Kent St, after Fire, 1985
    pen and wash
    38 x 51 cm
  • Rank Kirby Furniture Factory, Interior, 1985
    pen and spittal wash on toned paper
    38 x 51 cm
  • Rank Kirby Furniture Factory, Lilyfield (Piper St end), 1985
    pen and spittal wash on toned paper
    38 x 51 cm
  • Burnt-out Building, Clarence St, Sydney, 1985
    pen and spittal wash on toned paper
    38 x 51 cm
  • Palm Trees by Johnstons Creek Canal, Rozelle Bay, 1985
    pen and spittal wash on toned paper
    21 x 30 cm
    Private collection
  • Fisheries Building, Kent St – Fire Ruin , 1984
    pen and spittal wash
    30 x 42 cm
  • Fisheries House, Kent St, after Fire, 1984
    pen and spittal wash
    42 x 30 cm
  • Rank Kirby Furniture Factory and Whites Creek Canal, 1984
    pen and spittal wash
    37 x 50 cm
  • The Ghost of Kabbarli, Daisy Bates (drawing), 1983
    conté
    54.5 x 75 cm
  • The Stroke / The Life and Death of St. Francis of Australia, 1983
    graphite
    50 x 33 cm
  • The Last Breath, Aunty Dot, 1982
    graphite
    57 x 76 cm
  • Parents at a School Concert, 1981
    pen
    27 x 37 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Women Waiting, 1981
    pencil
    38 x 56 cm
  • Native Pines, Meroo Point, NSW, 1980 circa
    pencil
    28 x 36 cm
  • Chinese Toddler, 1980
    pen and spittle wash
    17 x 23 cm
  • Chinese Girl Seated, 1980
    pen
    17 x 23 cm
  • Sydney County Council (SCC) Workmen Resting in Hudson St, Annandale, 1980
    pen
    27 x 37 cm
  • Anton Wernig with his new Coffee-machine Toy, Munich, 1980
    pen
    27 x 37 cm
  • Stephen in Dressing Gown, Watching TV, 1980
    pen
    37 x 53 cm
  • Stephen practising Violin (bridge in view), 1980
    pen
    36 x 48 cm
  • Big Fat on the Jackhammer, 1980
    pen
    27 x 37 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (with horns), 1979
    pen
    24 x 33 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (five studies), 1979
    pen
    24 x 33 cm
  • Three Cellists, Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony, 1979
    PEN
    17 x 23 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (with strings), 1979
    pen
    17 x 23 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (swaying to music), 1979
    pen
    23 x 17 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (hands descending), 1979
    pen
    17 x 23 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (foward gestures, softer passage), 1979
    pen
    23 x 17 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (tutti), 1979
    pen
    17 x 23 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (knitted brow), 1979
    pen
    23 x 17 cm
  • Sergiu Celibidache Conducting Münchner Philharmoniker, Brahm's 3rd Symphony (rehearsal, Munich), 1979
    pen
    23 x 17 cm
  • Pine from Window, Les Ulis, Paris, 1979
    pen
    36 x 48 cm
  • Chinese Baby, Fingers in Mouth, 1979
    pen and spittle wash
    17 x 23 cm
  • Chinese Baby Studies, 1979
    pen
    17 x 23 cm
  • Pen Study: Woman of Bavaria, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
    Private collection
  • Munich Commuter, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
  • Woman and Boy, Munich, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
  • Man in Beret, Munich, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
  • Woman in Bavarian Hat, 1979
    pencil
    24 x 32 cm
  • Woman Knitting, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
  • Women in Gaststätte, Munich, 1979
    pen
    24 x 32 cm
  • Chatting Commuters, Munich, 1979
    pen
    24 x 18 cm
  • Homework, Brian Helping Stephen, 1979
    pen
    37 x 27 cm
    (exhibited Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 1981)
  • Brian Writing - study for portrait 'Dr Brian Freeman', 1978
    pen
    37 x 54 cm
  • Scientist at Microscope - study for portrait 'Dr Brian Freeman', 1978
    pen
    54 x 37 cm
  • Stephen and Tigger - study for etching, 1978
    pen
    36.5 x 54 cm
  • Brian Reading Letters, 1978
    pen
    42 x 30 cm
  • Michaela Relaxing, 1978
    charcoal on Canson
    55 x 75 cm
  • Pensive Scientist, 1978
    pen
    37 x 27 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Corner shop, Annandale and Wisdom Streets, 1977
    pen
    37 x 54 cm
  • Michaela Playing Violin - study for 'Sextet', 1977
    pen
    42 x 59 cm
  • Paul Playing Cello (front), 1977
    pen
    60 x 42 cm
  • Scaffolding: St James Road Court from Elizabeth St, 1977
    pen
    54 x 37 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Michaela in Profile, 1977
    charcoal
    35 x 27 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Paul Playing Cello (side view), 1977
    pen
    60 x 42 cm
  • Stephen as a Young Boy Listening, 1976
    pencil
    29.5 x 20.5 cm
  • Ted Shielding Light with Newspaper / Ted Watching TV, 1975
    pen
    20 x 33 cm
  • Sketch of Paul on Skateboard, 1975
    charcoal
    37.5 x 27.5 cm
  • Uncle Ted Eating Breakfast, 1975
    drafting pen
    24 x 26 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Uncle Ted Telling a Joke / Ted Talking, 1975
    drafting pen
    24 x 26 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Stephen with Empty Plate, 1972 circa
    pastel
    49 x 64 cm
  • Tommie Andersson (theorbo), Australian Brandenburg Orchestra Farewell Concert, ABC Hall, 1972
    pen
    21 x 28 cm
  • Stephen Rivetted, 1972
    charcoal
    37.4 x 27.4 cm
  • Sketch: Flies on a Scrap of Paper, 1972
    pencil and ballpoint
    7.5 x 12.5 cm
  • Four-year-old Stephen Considering, 1972
    charcoal
    37.5 x 27.5 cm
  • Izzy Wyner, Leichhardt Council Alderman, 1972
    ballpoint
    18 x 15 cm
  • Nick Origlass, Mayor of Leichhardt Council, 1972
    ballpoint
    18 x 15 cm
  • Sketch of a Woman in Glebe Point Road, 1971 circa
    pen on newsprint
    15 x 10 cm
  • Michaela in Pink Pyjamas, 1971 circa
    pastel
    48.5 x 50 cm
  • Paul, Head Study in Pencil, 1971
    pencil
    37.8 x 27.7 cm
  • Cascades, Wattamolla, Royal National Park, 1971
    ballpoint
    28 x 38 cm
  • 3-year-old Stephen, 1971
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Paul at Six, in Yellow Skivvy, 1971
    pastel
    63 x 48 cm
  • Stephen, Alert Toddler, 1970 circa
    charcoal and white chalk
    75 x 55 cm
  • Stephen, one week old, 1968
    pencil
    28 x 38 cm
  • Observant Michaela, 1967 circa
    brush and ink
    21.5 x 21.5 cm
  • Baby Paul Dreaming, 1966 circa
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Small Child Asleep, Michaela in Floral Dress, 1966 circa
    blue ballpoint
    28 x 38 cm
  • Baby Paul Seated, 1966
    ballpoint
    38 x 28 cm
  • Baby Paul Eating Banana, 1966
    brush and raw umber
    38 x 28 cm
  • Baby Michaela Sleeping, 1966
    ballpoint
    27 x 38 cm
  • Study of Baby's Feet, 1965
    pencil
    28 x 38 cm
  • Sleeping Child, Head turned to right, 1965
    conté
    28 x 38 cm
  • Sleeping Child, Foreshortened view, 1965
    conté
    28 x 38 cm
  • Sleeping Baby (Paul), 1965
    pencil
    28 x 38 cm
  • Wide-eyed Baby, Michaela, 1965
    conté
    36 x 25 cm
  • Andy Asleep, 1965
    conté
    28 x 38 cm
  • Baby Michaela at 8 months, 1965
    pencil
    22 x 20 cm
  • Baby Paul Sleeping, 1965
    ballpoint
    25 x 35 cm
  • Baby Michaela's hand, 1964
    brush
    10 x 15 cm (irreg.)
  • Baby Michaela, heads and hands, few weeks old, 1964
    pencil
    28 x 20 cm
  • Baby Michaela - two heads and hands, 1964
    pencil
    27 x 28 cm
  • Baby Michaela from above, 1964
    pencil
    28 x 24 cm
  • View from Top Flat, 115A Paddington St., 1963
    pen and wash
    31 x 56 cm (var)
  • Bamboo Shoots in Sand, North Queensland Coast, 1962
    brush and ink
    37 x 27.5 cm
  • Glaring Afternoon Sun, Red Hill near Broken Hill, 1962
    crayon
    27.5 x 38 cm
  • Aunty Marie, 1962
    crayon
    37 x 27.5 cm
  • Perce - study for painting, 1962
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Leopard, Taronga Park Zoo, 1961
    crayon
    28 x 38 cm
  • Girl from Lithgow, YWCA Hostel, Kirribilli, 1961
    crayon
    38 x 27 cm
  • Male Nude, Back View, Julian Ashton Art School, 1961
    conté
    38 x 28 cm
  • Peter Bill, Julian Ashton Art School, 1961
    crayon
    38 x 27 cm
  • Rod Ewins, Julian Ashton Art School, 1961
    crayon
    38 x 27 cm
  • Dick Ashton, Principal, Julian Ashton Art School, 1961
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Ian Chapman, Julian Ashton Art School, 1961
    pencil
    19 x 28 cm
  • Brother Bill Smiling, 1961
    pencil
    36 x 27 cm
  • Mum, 1961
    crayon
    37.5 x 27.5 cm
  • Terrace Houses, Kings Cross, 1961
    pencil
    27 x 37 cm

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