Tag Archives: Modern art

Life drawing. Head over Heels

Friday night 6-9pm 28.09.18. The Mary Ward Centre. John Close was the tutor. Head over Heels. Acrylic and wax pencil on canvas board. Around 50 minutes. Thanks for the title Andy. The final pose of the night. The full figure … Continue reading

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Life drawing: 11.05.18. G & Francis Bacon.

G asleep. After Francis Bacon’s Man in Blue Series. Just before starting this painting the class were talking about Francis Bacon. I was talking about how much I admired his Man in blue series. The feeling of these works seems … 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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Life drawing 08.12.17. Model & artist.

  A collection of the work in progress.

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Life Drawing 13.10.17. On dark ground.

Getting to the Mary Ward Centre early, I picked my place, set my easel up and painted both sheets of paper a very dark grey (a Valspar tester pot named ‘La Plancha’). The living, the dead and the plastic, reflected. … Continue reading

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Life Drawing. Woman.

A close up. I like her expression. Imperious. Version 2. With help from friends who gave me a lot of tester pots of paint. The perspective has been corrected (ish). Notice the fourth figure has been painted out. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Holiday Art 3. People.

My eldest son. A study in blues. Acrylic & pencils. The dry look of the texture and colour scheme was influenced by frescos. The pose and look are all his own. Started form life, then finished of from quick images … Continue reading

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