Picking Lilli Pillis, Piper St, Annandale, 2010
goldpoint & pastel on silicon carbide paper
21 x 28 cm [view enlargement]

"Drawing is the foundation of my art -my sketchbook is always at hand" ~ Susan Dorothea White

WORKS ON PAPER

"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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  • 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)
  • Stephen in green head-scarf, 1996
    watercolour
    35.5 x 51 cm
  • Aunty Dossie - Pog, in nursing home, 1996
    pen
    14.5 x 21 cm
  • Dug talking, 1996
    pen
    21 x 14 cm
  • Paul dreaming, 1995
    watercolour
    36 x 54 cm
  • Blossom on branch of West Australian gum (Eucalyptus caesia), 1992
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Cascading blossom, West Australian gum (Eucalyptus caesia), 1992
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Paul in vest, leaping, 1992
    watercolour
    76 x 56 cm
  • Paul with red beard, 1991
    watercolour
    54 x 36 cm
  • Cat in snow, backyard, Weesp, Netherlands, 1991
    watercolour and pen
    41 x 31 cm
  • Stephen and string-playing hand, 1990
    watercolour (sienna)
    24 x 32 cm
  • Onions from Weimar, 1990
    watercolour
    31 x 41 cm
  • Gymea Lily (Doryanthes excelsa), 1990
    watercolour
    76 x 56 cm
  • St Andrew's Cross spider, 1989
    watercolour and pen
    16 x 19.5 cm
  • Sketch: Colourful girl on bus, 1989
    watercolour and pen
    16 x 19.5 cm
  • Sketch: Kid throwing a tantrum, 1989
    watercolour and pen
    16 x 19.5 cm
  • Sketch: Early morning gossip, Johnston St, Annandale, 1989
    watercolour and pen
    16 x 19.5 cm
  • Gymea Lily (Doryanthes excelsa): no. 4, 1989
    watercolour and pen
    51 x 38 cm
  • Frangipannis, 1988
    watercolour and white crayon
    56 x 76 cm
  • The invalid, 1988
    pen
    51 x 38 cm
    (exhibited 5th International Biennial Exhibition of Portrait-Drawing and Graphics, Tuzla 1988)
  • Paul in check shirt, reading, 1987
    watercolour
    76 x 56 cm
  • Sketch: Woman waiting for bus, 1987
    watercolour and pen on note-paper
    21 x 29.5 cm
  • 'Flu, 1987
    watercolour
    76 x 56 cm
  • Sketch: Woman sitting on veranda, The Rocks, Miller's Point, 1986
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Leyla and Stefan at the beach, 1986
    watercolour and pencil on note-paper
    29.5 x 21 cm
  • Sketch: Woman wearing headphones on Sydney bus, 1986
    watercolour and pencil
    18 x 25 cm
  • Lane Closed, Kent Street, Miller's Point, 1986
    pen and spittle wash
    18 x 26 cm
  • Poster design for International Year of Peace, 1986
    pen, gouache, mixed media
    84 x 59.5 cm
  • Gossip in Kent Street, Millers Point, 1986
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Slate roofs in Kent Street, Millers Point, 1986
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Onion face, sad, 1986
    watercolour
    24 x 16.5 cm
  • Bean alive - Study of bean growth cycle, 1986
    watercolour and pen
    38 x 51 cm
  • Growth Spiral (pastel), 1986
    pastel
    61 x 52 cm
  • Ash Wednesday bushfire, 1986
    watercolour and singed paper collage
    98 x 71 cm
  • Cauliflower brain, 1986
    watercolour and pen
    28 x 37 cm
  • Rank Kirby Furniture factory, White's Creek, viewed from Annandale, 1985
    watercolour and pen
    28 x 38 cm
  • Telegraph pole, Kent St, Miller's Point, Sydney, 1985
    watercolour, brown pen and spittle
    59 x 42 cm
  • Sketch: Children playing in clay, Hudson St, Annandale, 1985
    watercolour and ballpoint
    29.5 x 21 cm
  • Residents' meeting, Annandale, 1985
    pen and spittle wash
    18 x 26 cm
  • Sketch: Mother and baby on bus, 1985
    pen
    18 x 24.5 cm
  • Save Rozelle Bay, 1985
    watercolour and pen
    59 x 48 cm
  • Geraldton Wax (Chamelaucium uncinatum), 1985
    watercolour
    38 x 28 cm
  • Pith and pips, 1985
    watercolour and pen
    23 x 22 cm
  • Onion face, welling tears, 1985
    watercolour and pen
    12.5 cm (dia.)

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