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Life drawing.Canvas boards & black paper.

Back to the Mary Ward Centre on a Friday night with the great tutor John Close. The model was the fantastic Dominic, a very enthusiastic young man with some very good poses. All work was made with one large brush, … Continue reading

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Life drawing 1 22/04/16. Ms T in many media

Ms T is a model with a dramatic presence; an arch of the eyebrow showing an inner strength? This work was planned in three distinct phases. The first marks were with a large brush heavily loaded with Wedgewood blue coloured acrylic … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 17.07.15. Yuka with the nose-ring.

I have a forthcoming exhibition at the Mary Ward centre 21st September to Saturday 17th October. The title of the show is Information/Expression. The final artwork in this series of life paintings. What a fantastic 12 week course it has been. This … Continue reading

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Life Drawing: 100715. Firbaus on Gold

This was painted over an older daub; it gives you something to work against. The shiny gold has a strength and association that makes anything on it have a narrative edge. 1 hour 15 minutes. The heat was making the … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 19.06.15: Florencia in red & blue

This model is great. She radiates happiness. This work was created on the floor while the model was on the table, seated on a donkey (a stool for drawing) The mirror reflects the pose. I was careful with the colours, … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 5: 13.02.15. Charlotte & Skellington

A skinny model who kept on moving, his arm kept on falling down. This was made 10 minutes before the class started while speed eating a slice of pecan pie and chatting about strapping pastels to sticks (which is how … Continue reading

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