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."

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."

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

  • Wiry Bauera (Bauera rubioides), Hartz Ranges, Tasmania, 2018
    pastel, conté and goldpoint on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Lucian Asleep, 2015
    pencil
    14.8 x 21 cm
  • Lucian Asleep, Café 1900, Amsterdam, 2014
    pencil
    13 x 20 cm
  • Odette Breastfeeding Lucian, 2014
    pencil
    20 x 13 cm
  • Queensland Silver Wattle (Acacia podalyriifolia) and Seedpods, 2014
    pastel and conté on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 22 cm
  • Mum doing Crossword, 2013
    brush and ink
    21 x 29.7 cm
  • Beggar in Venice, 2013
    pen and spittle wash
    13 x 20 cm
  • Sidewalk Café, Venice, 2013
    pen and spittle wash
    13 x 20 cm
  • Women in Dubai, 2013
    pen
    20 x 13 cm
  • Russian Busking in Venice, 2013
    pen
    14 x 20 cm
  • Mum at 101, 2012
    pen
    15 x 21 cm
  • Windmill, Murray River, 2011
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Murray River: Cliffs and Bird , 2011
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Shoulder, Arm and Elbow (right, lateral view): Muscles and Fascia, 2011
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
    (study for The anatomy lesson of Dr Freeman)
  • Imy Reading Harry Potter, 2011
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Imy Reading on Sofa, 2011
    pen
    21 x 14 cm
  • Ngong Ping Garden Restaurant, Hong Kong, 2011
    pen
    15 x 21 cm
  • La Puerta del Vino, 2011
    pen
    21 x 15 cm
  • Toledo by Day (diptych - right), 2011
    pen
    15 x 21 cm
  • Toledo by Day (diptych - left), 2011
    pen
    15 x 21 cm
  • Stephen Freeman, Concertmaster, 2011
    pen
    15 x 21 cm
  • Woman at Beach, Nielsen Park, Sydney, 2010
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Simon Murphy Conducting New Dutch Academy, 2010
    pen
    21 x 14 cm
  • Windmill, Kostverlorenkade, Amsterdam, 2010
    pen
    21 x 14 cm
  • Forearm (left, medial view): Forceps Gripping Flexor Tendons, 2010
    pastel
    21 x 29.5 cm
    (study for The anatomy lesson of Dr Freeman)
  • Not a Rothko - pen study for print, 2010
    black felt-top pen
    21 x 15 cm
  • Stephen Freeman, Concertmaster and Nina Bols Lundgren, Soprano, 2010
    pen
    14 x 21 cm
  • Picking Lilly Pillies, Piper St, Annandale, 2010
    goldpoint and pastel on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Chatting Smokers, Glebe Point Road, 2010
    pen and black ink
    14 x 18 cm
  • Hand and wrist (left), extensor muscles and tendons, 2010
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Hand and flexed wrist (right), extensor tendons, intrinsic muscles, 2010
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
    (study for The anatomy lesson of Dr Freeman)
  • Imy Drinking Lemonade, 2009 circa
    pastel
    30 x 42 cm
  • Sweet Pea Symphony, 2009
    goldpoint and pastel on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Waratah (pen), 2009
    pen
    18 x 14 cm
  • Imogen Drawing, 2009
    goldpoint, pencil, black conté on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Sketch: Low Tide, Rozelle Bay, 2009
    pen
    21 x 29.7 cm
  • Sketch: King Tide, Rozelle Bay, 2009
    pen
    21 x 29.7 cm
  • Sketch: Smasch's Ear and Eva Cox, Glebe Deli Cafe, 2009
    pen and black ink
    14 x 18 cm
  • Skull, quarter-sectioned, 2008-9
    conté and pastel on silicon carbide paper
    22 x 28 cm
  • Waratah (goldpoint and pastel), 2008
    goldpoint and pastel on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Gaia Listening to Grandpa Reading, 2008
    pen
    20 x 20 cm
  • White Tea Tree Flowers (Leptospermum scoparium), 2008
    goldpoint and conté on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Australian Golden Pea Flower (Dillwynia sericea) , 2008
    goldpoint and conté on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Australian Four-petal Flower (blue), 2008
    goldpoint and conté on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Shoulder and Thorax / Deltoid, pectoralis major, latissimus dorsi and serratus anterior muscles (right shoulder), 2008
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Head, bisected (right side), medial view: nasal conchae, palate and tongue, 2008
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Head and neck (right side): muscles, vessels and glands, 2008
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Skulls: Fetal and Adult Contrasted, 2008
    goldpoint on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Skull, bisected, opened out, with mandible, 2008
    goldpoint and pastel
    28 x 21.5 cm
  • Upper Limb, Shoulder Muscles (right) and Hand with Extensor Tendons (lateral views), 2007
    pastel
    21 x 29.7 cm
  • The Skier / Upper Limb and shoulder muscles (right, anterior view), 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Anatomy of the Shoulder / Upper Limbs and shoulders over skeleton (anterior view), 2007
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • Pronated Hand and Forearm (right): extensor muscles and bones, 2007
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • My foot! / Foot (right), superior view of extensor tendons, muscles, 2007
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • Lower Limb (left), posterior view: hollow of knee, hamstrings, calf muscles , 2007
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • Pelvis and Thighs: skeleton, ligaments, deep muscles, 2007
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Simon's Hands, 2007
    pastel and conté
    29.5 x 42 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Peter's Hand, 2007
    pastel and conté
    21 x 29 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Matthew's Hands, 2007
    pastel and conté
    37.5 x 55 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Judas' Hand, 2007
    pastel and conté
    21 x 29 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Christ's Left Hand, 2007
    pastel and conté
    21 x 29 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Bartholomew's Left Hand, 2007
    pastel and conté
    21 x 29 cm
  • Anatomy of Gestures in The Last Supper: Andrew's Hands, 2007
    pastel and conté
    21 x 29 cm
  • Spinal cord in vertebral canal, spinal nerves, membranes, cerebellum, 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Brain (right): cerebral cortex and cerebellum, 2007
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Posterior Thigh Muscles / Lower Limbs and pelvis, posterior view, reflected gluteal muscles, 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Deep Hip Muscles / Hip (left), lateral view, deep muscles (gluteus maximus removed), 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Shoulder (left), posterior view: tendon attachments (above), muscles (below), 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Back, neck and shoulder muscles, window dissections, 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Back Muscles and Shiny Mirror Tendons / Back, neck and shoulder muscles, fascia, 2007
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Gluteus Maximus / Hip (right), lateral view: window cut in gluteus maximus, sciatic nerve, 2006
    pastel and conté
    29 x 21 cm
  • The Archer's Back / Muscle action of an archer (posterior view), 2006
    pen and spittal wash
    21 x 29 cm
  • Mona Masticating, 2006
    watercolour and gouache over giclée
    29 x 21 cm
  • Passionfruit and Flower, 2006
    goldpoint, coloured pastel and conté on silicon carbide paper
    21 x 28 cm
  • Lilly Pilly, Blossoms and Berries, 2006
    goldpoint, coloured pastel and conté on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Feisty 95-year-old Mum, 2006
    goldpoint, coloured pastel and conté on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Marking Exams, 2006
    goldpoint, black chalk and white chalk on silicon carbide paper
    28 x 21 cm
  • Abducted Lower Limb / Thigh muscles, femoral arteries, external genitalia, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • The Cyclist and Tennis Player / Back: spine, ribs, scapulae, neck muscles, 2006
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Upper Limb Actions: Finger lifting (top), flexing with precision grip, extending to point , 2006
    chalk on blackboard
    116 x 86 cm
  • Back of the Blade / Shoulder (left), posterior view of muscles, spine of scapula, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Drawing the Bow / Muscle Action of an Archer (anterior view), 2006
    pastel
    21 x 29 cm
  • Anatomy of Michelangelo's David: Proportion and Contrapposto (posterior view), 2006
    chalk on blackboard
    116 x 86 cm
  • Anatomy of Michelangelo's David: Proportion and Contrapposto (anterior view), 2006
    chalk on blackboard
    116 x 86 cm
  • Neck (right side): deep muscles and levator scapulae, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Half Skull, Half Face / Head and neck: face muscles, skull, orbit, and clavicles, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Chin up! / Neck and lower jaw (right side): muscles, glands, inferior view, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Face and neck muscles (left side), lateral view, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Insight / Facial muscles and eye, 2006
    pastel
    29 x 21 cm
  • Fetal Skeleton, 2005
    pen
    36 x 28 cm
  • Musicians Living in Amsterdam, 2005
    pastel
    29.7 x 42 cm
  • Tinting a Towel in Lilac, 2005
    violet, black and white chalk on grey pastel paper
    30 x 21 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • 15-colour Sfumato Tomato, 2005
    pastel chalks on red-ochre ingres paper
    32.5 x 24.5 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Monochrome Sfumato Tomato, 2005
    pencil and white chalk on blue-toned paper
    37.5 x 27.5 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Sex Change for Vitruvian Man, 2005
    drafting pen, black ink and gouache
    24.5 x 21 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Surgery Reattaching Ginevra de 'Benci's Arms and Hands, 2005
    graphite underdrawing, coloured pencil and conté with giclee
    29 x 21 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Gilding the Lily, 2005
    goldpoint, black and white chalk on silicon carbide paper
    23 x 28 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Cliff and River Bank, Goulburn River National Park, 2004
    watercolour and pen
    32 x 41 cm
  • Right Hand: Studies of Gripping Action, 2003
    pastel
    30 x 42 cm
  • Wounded Tree from Our Window, 2003
    pastel
    42 x 31 cm
  • Young Street from Our Window, 2003
    pastel on Japanese paper
    62.5 x 94.5 cm
  • Anatomy of Rodin's Andromeda: pelvis, sacrum and coccyx, 2002
    wash and liquid paper
    30 x 20 cm
  • Anatomy of a Smile: Mona's Bones, 2002
    watercolour, gouache, pencil over giclée
    24 x 19 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Imy Listening to 'The Hobbit', 2002
    pastel
    55.5 x 79 cm
  • Head and Upper Torso Bisected (both halves, external and internal aspects), 2001
    pencil and conté
    29.5 x 42 cm
  • Upper Limb and Shoulder (left, posterior view): muscles, tendons, fascia, 2001
    pastel
    29.5 x 42 cm
  • Sole of Left Foot and Ankle (left, inferior view), 2001
    brown and black pen
    22 x 27 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Head and shoulder, abducted arm (left side, superior view), 2001
    pen
    42 x 29.5 cm
  • Mother and Son / Skeletons of adult and child contrasted , 2001
    pastel and conté
    42 x 29.5 cm
  • Dissected Legs / Legs and feet: muscles, fascia, Achilles tendons, 2001
    pastel and conté
    30 x 42 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Baroque Violinist - Stephen Freeman, 2001
    drafting pen and ink
    28.5 x 21 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Boiling the Billy, 2001
    pastel
    29.7 x 42 cm
  • Due, 2001
    pastel
    42 x 29.7 cm
  • Lower Limb and Bisected Pelvis Specimen (right, inferior view), 2000
    pen
    30 x 42 cm
  • Genevieve Lacey - Recorder Player, 2000
    pen
    15 x 20 cm
  • Stephen Freeman - Baroque Violin, 2000
    pastel
    26 x 42 cm
  • Columbia University Medical Center Cafeteria, New York, 1998
    pen
    19 x 24 cm
    (published in Draw Like Da Vinci, 2006)
  • Jordi Savall at Martigny, 1998
    pen
    19 x 24 cm
  • 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)
  • 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

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


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