Tag Archives: Oil painting

Life painting. One Sunday afternoon.

Sunday afternoon. 3 hours of oil painting on canvas. The skull wasn’t that near the model in the studio. The colours seemed to work well, though I found oil painting problematic, with it’s longer drying time and buttery texture. The … Continue reading

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Claire in the afternoon.

This a portrait of a friend that I’ve been creating on and off for around a year. Everybody (including myself) seems very happy with it. There’s a earlier practice painting as well, shown below. If you’d like to know more … Continue reading

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Hemingway 5. Different views.

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Hemingway 2. Work in progress.

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Life drawing: Oil & canvas

The last of this year’s Friday night classes at the wonderful Mary Ward Centre. Using oils with a time limit can be tricky. The results can be a muddy mess. A solution was to lay on the paint and then … Continue reading

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Blue PandA portrait in oils.

A double portrait in oils. For a friend’s anniversary. The source material was a dark photograph taken from a concert. Made to go with a similar painting I’d created 10 years before as a wedding present. It was handed over to … Continue reading

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Life drawing 1. Exercises.

Back into another session of life drawing at the wonderful Mary Ward Centre. Nice to see some familiar faces. Drawn with both hands at once on an  A3 cardboard envelope. 10 minutes. The other side of the envelope. A drawing … Continue reading

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