Category Archives: Life Drawing

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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Life drawing 2. St. Jerome

This very empathic model once posed as St. Jerome in a crypt near Euston. For me he will always be the saint. This is painted over an old work, which meant that it pushed me to great heights. If I’m … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 1: The blue & red rooms

  A detail of the above. This figure was painted first, with a large expanse waiting for the next pose. Both took 30 minutes each. Poses in the red room. The horizontal line connects the two poses. Three figures on … Continue reading

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