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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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A bus journey.

The number 263 to Highbury Corner around 11am on the 26th February 2018.

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A school trip and A4 sheet of paper.

A trip to the Globe theatre. Every time there was a break, out came the crumpled piece of paper.

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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 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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Mr. Skellington Sings.

The first life drawing session of the year. I happened to get to the Mary Ward Centre early. Turned a few lights on. Set up. Painted for 30 minutes. Tested out some oil sticks. Title: Sing Yor Life Detail. A … Continue reading

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