Tag Archives: expressionism

A portrait of a friend.

SC in Sicily. Jan 2019. Acrylic and Oil Pastel. This commission was an interesting exercise in trying to capture the personality of someone I know well. The image was one taken in intense sunlight with most of the face in … Continue reading

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Life drawing 13.05.16. ‘D’ in oils.

I’m trying to make sure you have the feel of a real person in a real room. The stylisation happens in accidentally. With the range of hues, positioning of the figure and range of brushstrokes, this┬áhas normal, academic feel. There … Continue reading

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Life Painting 4: 171014. The bearded man.

Recumbent model. A very large painting of his head. 45 mins. Two poses early in the evening. Being worked on at home. 20 mins each. Charcoal of model and his reflection. 10 mins.       Model and his reflection. … Continue reading

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