Category Archives: Art

Life Drawing: The couple at Angel 200418

Last Friday I went to a drop in class at Candid Arts Trust in Angel Islington. It was a very hot night which came out in the rather dramatic image below. The paper was prepared with two colours of grey … Continue reading

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The Rehearsals: composition

Here is paintings composition in abstract, using in random colours. More triangles used than usual.   Interesting to see the painting in monochrome, like an old art book.

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Life drawing 11, 18 & 25 March 2018. ‘The Rehearsals’.

Finishing a painting. Even after around 6 hours this large canvas is still not quite there. The Rehearsals 11, 18 & 25 March 2018, three Friday nights at The Mary Ward Centre, London. Acrylic on canvas. 84x110cm.   The making … Continue reading

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Life drawing 020318. Diagonal nudes.

The artworks look very different close up, you can see the thought process.

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Life drawing 23.02.18. The two gentlemen.

  The two gentlemen Oilstick, oil pastels and pencils. 1 hour.

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Life drawing 09.02.2018. The Look | The shadow.

So, you have a scene. What do you paint? What do you leave in or take out? What colours to use? All in an hour. The mixture of decisions and the muscle memory is thrilling to me. So, here are … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 02.02.2018. Reclining vertically.

 

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