Tag Archives: Painting

Mr Moustache. A portrait commission.

Mr Moustache went through a large amount of changes. All are fun. I was asked for an impressionistic view of the model, then a more realistic version, then a more photographic version, then a change of background. Some changes are … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 9. Robin part 2

This was the final session before the Easter break. Adding the standing figure and background in two hours. The palette is more considered, the brushstokes a little less dramatic. If it’s exhibited I’ll try and work out a narrative. This … Continue reading

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Life drawing 8. Robin part 1.

Robin is a great actor and model. He is dramatic even when reclining. Now that is a loud background. An hour. This is the first part. There is room on the left for another pose, to be painted next Friday. … 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 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 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 1. Japanese lady ‘Y’.

Life drawing at the Mary Ward Centre on a Friday night. Fun fun fun. Continue reading

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