Category Archives: Art

Life Drawing: Black & White into Colour. Plus Umbrellas indoors.

The Quick & the Quicker. Acrylic and pencil on paper. 1 hour infant of the model, 30 minutes in the studio. I’ve been looking at underpainting, thinking to get the important part down from life and add things like colour … Continue reading

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The Succession.

The Succession. Oil on Canvas. 1x1m. 08.05.19. The work is about representing living people on canvas. The real model, the reflection of the model and the Artist reflected in a mirror, the skull (a remnant from an earlier painting on … Continue reading

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Drawing, drawing and more drawing.

My wonderful sister. A birthday card.Thought it would be fun to mimic an early Lucian Freud trick. Waiting for a friend St.Martins Lane.So much fun being in the centre of the world (for me) and having some time to make … Continue reading

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Life drawing. Just pencils

Ms Mono. Pencils on paper. One hour pose. This model always has a regal air about her.There was an idea to keep it simpler on this Friday night. Just pencils. Not to worry about skin colour, so the figure is … Continue reading

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A birthday card.

Some details and the idea behind the choice of paper and techniques. I do love the early colour process, Autochrome. These photographs on glass have a really interesting patina.

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Life drawing. Holding On plus an older post that got lost.

Holding On. Acrylic on prepared paper. 60 minutes.I’ve been trying to learn, to get better, to progress. Instead of just painting, repeating the same work, I have goals; making sure the work is worth doing. Here’s what I’m working on. … Continue reading

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Life drawing: PB

Other 15 minute painted sketches and details.

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