Tag Archives: 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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Life drawing. Holding On plus an older post that got lost.

Holding On. Acrylic on prepared paper. 60 minutes.I’ve been trying to learn, to get better, to progress. Instead of just painting, repeating the same work, I have goals; making sure the work is worth doing. Here’s what I’m working on. … Continue reading

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Velasquez sketchbook page in 3 states

Christ in the house of Martha & Mary. probably 1618, Diego Velázquez in the National Gallery.  After 15 minute sketch in the National Gallery, this was worked up at home without looking at the original. I really like this painting, it has a lot … Continue reading

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Life drawing. A man.

Some details and Man with a blue ribbon.

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Life drawing: Look left.

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Life drawing. The actress.

The first Friday night of the new term at The Mary Ward Centre. The building, tutor John Close, model, fellow students and even the café are all as wonderful as usual. Some new paints, some old bits of drawing material, … Continue reading

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Reflection & study.

Reflection. Acrylics, charcoal and pencil on canvas. 30.11.18 & 07.12.18This painting is of a well known model. The composition is unusual.The last of the term at the brilliant Mary Ward Centre. Study for Reflection. Charcoal, acrylic, pencil and chalk on … Continue reading

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