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Life Drawing. The Collector.

The Collector.Acrylic and a little charcoal and pencil over an old painting on paper.The model moved to a new pose every five minutes, picking up objects arranged in front of him. As you can see the choice was made to … Continue reading

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Life Drawing. The Unknowable.

The Unknowable.Acrylics, pencils, chalks and oil paint on paper.The pose was so good I kept on going back to this 30 minute study, trying to get it to a state I was happy with.I’ve been letting this artwork take it’s … Continue reading

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Life Drawing. Contemplation of chance in painting.

Contemplation of chance in painting.Acrylic, oil pastel, charcoal and pencil on paper.This painting had four different stages. 1. The smaller figure was made months ago.2. The wine red acrylic was slapped on, again months ago. It was then put in … Continue reading

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Life drawing: What are you thinking?

What are you thinking?Oil pastel, acrylics, chalk and coloured pencils on paper. I’ve been thinking about the major parts of the life drawing set up. You are drawing a person. Usually naked. In a room, surrounded by other artists staring … Continue reading

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Life Drawing: Black & White into Colour. Plus Umbrellas indoors.

The Quick & the Quicker. Acrylic and pencil on paper. 1 hour infant of the model, 30 minutes in the studio. I’ve been looking at underpainting, thinking to get the important part down from life and add things like colour … Continue reading

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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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