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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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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442 Works to view Page 1 2 3 4
442 Works to view Page 1 2 3 4

  • Brian Wearing Bavarian Hat, 1979
    watercolour
    40 x 30 cm
  • John Dengate, Singer and Songwriter, 1979
    watercolour
    55 x 75 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
  • Pumpkin Lovers, 1979
    watercolour
    56 x 38 cm
  • Homework, Brian Helping Stephen, 1979
    pen
    37 x 27 cm
    (exhibited Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, 1981)
  • Paul Reading in Cane Chair, 1978 circa
    watercolour
    38 x 56 cm
  • Silver and Ochre Gum, Mongarlowe River, 1978
    watercolour
    52.8 x 37.5 cm
  • Gnarled Pines, Jindabyne, 1978
    watercolour
    38 x 56.5 cm
  • Flooded Mongarlowe River: Raging Torrent, 1978
    watercolour
    38 x 40 cm
  • Flooded Mongarlowe River: Submerged Trees, 1978
    watercolour
    57 x 76 cm
  • Sketch: Bus Shelter, Parramatta Road (opposite Ross Street), Sydney University, with marbling doodle, 1978
    watercolour, pencil and crayon
    18 x 25 cm
  • 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
  • Brian Reading, 1978
    watercolour
    75 x 55 cm
  • Casualty: Children's Hospital, 3 am (watercolour), 1978
    watercolour
    57 x 72 cm
  • At Home (watercolour), 1978
    watercolour
    57 x 76 cm
  • Pensive Scientist, 1978
    pen
    37 x 27 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Across the Gorge / Colo Heights: Sunlit Escarpment through Gums, 1977
    watercolour on crumbled paper
    41 x 96 cm
  • Children's Hospital - study for painting and print, 1977
    watercolour
    37.5 x 27.5 cm
  • Mountain Lagoon Road, Bilpin - study for 'Turning and Turning', 1977
    watercolour and pen
    37 x 54 cm
  • Looking down View St, Annandale towards White Bay Power Station, 1977
    watercolour and pen
    37 x 54 cm
  • Corner shop, Annandale and Wisdom Streets, 1977
    pen
    37 x 54 cm
  • Spencer's Crossing, Kosciuszko National Park, 1977
    watercolour on crumpled Japanese paper
    31.5 x 68 cm
  • Michaela Playing Violin - study for 'Sextet', 1977
    pen
    42 x 59 cm
  • Ray Munns, Laboratory Craftsman, 1977
    watercolour
    40 x 30 cm
  • The Retired Mechanic / The Mechanic, 1977
    watercolour
    51 x 60 cm
  • Where Children Play / Growing Up in the Jungle (Inner Sydney with Rozelle Bay Gantry and White Bay Power Station), 1977
    watercolour on Japanese paper
    66 x 51 cm
  • Brachina Gorge, Flinders Ranges, 1977
    watercolour on crumpled Japanese paper
    46 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
  • Rocky Incline, Old Northern Road, 1976
    watercolour and pen
    56 x 38 cm
  • Nuts and Bolts, Washers, Screws - study for 'Retired Mechanic', 1976
    watercolour and imprint
    17.5 x 25 cm
  • Stephen as a Young Boy Listening, 1976
    pencil
    29.5 x 20.5 cm
  • Crackenback River, 1976
    watercolour on crumpled Japanese paper
    36 x 96 cm
  • Struggling Gums, Cattai Ridge, 1976
    watercolour
    12 x 21 cm
  • Sketch: Lee-Ann and Wayne with Go-cart, 1976
    watercolour
    21 x 29 cm
  • Wollondilly River, 1976
    watercolour
    40 x 50 cm
  • Cattai Ridge (watercolour, small), 1976
    watercolour on crumpled Japanese paper
    16 x 34 cm
  • Cattai Ridge (watercolour), 1976
    watercolour on crumpled Japanese paper
    61.5 x 71 cm
    Private collection, Australia
  • 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
  • Wollangambe Wilderness, Blue Mountains, 1975
    watercolour
    63 x 97 cm
  • Shakeshaft's Waterfall, 1975
    watercolour
    76 x 65 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)
  • Bogan River in Flood, 1974
    watercolour
    61.5 x 71 cm
  • Sketch: Hippie on Pyrmont Bridge, Evening, 1973
    watercolour
    30.5 x 22.5 cm
  • White Bay Power Station from Glebe Point, Timber Mill with Derrick Crane in Foreground, 1973
    watercolour and ballpoint
    20 x 25 cm
  • Memories of Grandpa / Captain Grandpa / Tree Man, 1973
    watercolour
    37 x 24 cm (var)
  • Mirror Image Banksias, 1973
    watercolour
    24 cm dia.
  • Stephen with Empty Plate, 1972 circa
    pastel
    49 x 64 cm
  • Stephen Rivetted, 1972
    charcoal
    37.4 x 27.4 cm
  • Sketch: Corner Shop Annandale, Piper & View Sts - 'Shelley's Famous Drinks', 1972
    watercolour and ballpoint on airmail paper
    20 x 25 cm
  • Sketch: Corner Shop Annandale, Piper & View Sts - 'Groceries', 1972
    watercolour and ballpoint on airmail paper
    20 x 25 cm
  • Sketch: Corner Shop Annandale, Piper & View Sts - 'Billy Tea', 1972
    watercolour and ballpoint on airmail paper
    20 x 25 cm
  • Aunty Dot drinking Tea, 1972
    watercolour
    55 x 34 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
  • Sketch: Indian Family in Glebe Point Road, 1972
    watercolour and ballpoint
    20 x 33 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
  • Silver Rock and River Reflections, 1971
    watercolour
    14 x 30 cm
  • Ridge, Lane Cove River National Park, 1971
    watercolour
    20.5 x 25.5 cm
  • Cascades, Wattamolla, Royal National Park, 1971
    ballpoint
    28 x 38 cm
  • Broken Branch, Second Creek, Ivymeade, Burnside, 1971
    watercolour
    56 x 78 cm
    Private collection, Australia
  • After Rain / Bush After Rain, 1971
    watercolour
    37.5 x 45 cm
  • 3-year-old Stephen, 1971
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Paul at Six, in Yellow Skivvy, 1971
    pastel
    63 x 48 cm
  • Brooding, 1970 circa
    watercolour
    66 x 50.5 cm
  • Stephen, Alert Toddler, 1970 circa
    charcoal and white chalk
    75 x 55 cm
  • Down and Out in Glebe, 1970
    watercolour
    43 x 32 cm
  • Sunlight on Water / River Island, 1970
    watercolour
    36 x 42 cm
    Private collection, Australia
  • Summer along the Hawkesbury, 1970
    watercolour
    35 x 54 cm
  • Oberon Landscape, 1969
    watercolour on grey ingres paper
    51 x 61 cm
  • Boys Crabbing in Estuary, Gosford, 1969
    watercolour
    55 x 68 cm
  • Rock Study, 1969
    watercolour
    51 x 77 cm
    Private collection, Australia
  • Sketch: Baby Stephen in Sunlight, 1969
    watercolour
    39 x 30 cm
  • Stephen, one week old, 1968
    pencil
    28 x 38 cm
  • Pet Dog Binker with collar tag, 1967
    watercolour
    30 x 27.5 cm
  • Twisted Pine Branch, 1967
    watercolour
    28.5 x 38 cm
  • Forked Tree, Ku-ring-gai, 1967
    watercolour
    58 x 79 cm
  • Michaela at the Table, 1967
    watercolour: raw umber
    38 x 28.5 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
  • Michaela in Orange Frock, 1966
    watercolour
    28.5 x 38 cm
  • One-year-old Paul, Sleeping, 1966
    watercolour
    28.5 x 38.3 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
  • Michaela Sleeping, foreshortened view, 1965
    watercolour
    28 x 38 cm
  • Andy, 1965
    watercolour
    19 x 28 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
  • Blue Mountains Rockface / Ridge, 1964
    watercolour
    33 x 58 cm
  • Michaela, few weeks old, 1964
    watercolour: warm and cool black
    22.5 x 29 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
  • Michaela at 3 weeks, 1964
    watercolour: warm and cool black
    30 x 24 cm
  • View from Top Flat, 115A Paddington St., 1963
    pen and wash
    31 x 56 cm (var)
  • Brother Bill (William) at 8, 1962
    watercolour
    29 x 22.5 cm
  • 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
  • Sleaford Bay Headland, Port Lincoln, South Australia, 1962
    watercolour
    39 x 58 cm
  • Perce - study for painting, 1962
    pencil
    38 x 28 cm
  • Leopard, Taronga Park Zoo, 1961
    crayon
    28 x 38 cm

WORKS ON PAPER : 442 Works Page 1 2 3 4
WORKS ON PAPER : 442 Works Page 1 2 3 4


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