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Holiday sketchbook USA

26 images: STAR WARS: Rogue One. On the plane. Eddy on the plane. Eddy watching Lion Guard. Which is TERRIBLE. My hand on the pull out table. Izzy on the beach with a large lizard lurking in the background. In … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 9. Robin part 2

This was the final session before the Easter break. Adding the standing figure and background in two hours. The palette is more considered, the brushstokes a little less dramatic. If it’s exhibited I’ll try and work out a narrative. This … Continue reading

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Life drawing 8. Robin part 1.

Robin is a great actor and model. He is dramatic even when reclining. Now that is a loud background. An hour. This is the first part. There is room on the left for another pose, to be painted next Friday. … Continue reading

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Sketches made when waiting…

A self portrait in a little mirror. I like being a bit unflattering with myself. No hairbrush, early night or shave for me. The eye is closed as the mirror was so near the two eyes were giving differnet views. … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 7. Bright!

  Heaters are great to paint. Heater on a hot colour. The bright base layer helped the skintone, gold paint helped too. Acrylics and pencils. 1 hour for the main painting, the pencils took around 30 minutes while eating a … Continue reading

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TABOO

The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading

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Life drawing 6: on coloured ground.

In the middle of the night the thought came to put solid colours onto paper. Three sheets were prepared with acrylic applied with a printing roller. The next evenings work benefited from the bright ground. Gold paint works well against … Continue reading

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