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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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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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Life drawing 5. Mr muscle.

My brain was overloaded with the amount of information to take in. The plan was to concentrate on the model, from his hair to the navel. This changed when given the challenge of taking in the scene, the skull and … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 4: The Tall lady

A Friday night Life drawing art class at the Mary Ward Centre involving a skull, a tall lady. Made into pretend prints via photoshop. Acrylics, pencils etc etc. Continue reading

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Life drawing 3. Exercises…

Making art on a Friday night at The Mary Ward Centre. Using a range of media to capture the atmosphere in the room. Continue reading

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Life drawing extra. Dark Arts 2: In the spirit of Caravaggio

A cool/cold church. Great models. Two and a half hours. A Caravaggio theme. Dramatic lighting. Great fun. Continue reading

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