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Life Drawing: Memory

Remembering. Acrylic, oil washes, pencil and pastel on paper.Still trying to make the experience of the viewer more tangible. Some experiments in texture and mixed media. Heavily worked on at home, hence the title. Been looking at Michelangelo sculpture get … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 3. The Lady in an expressionist manner

There was something dynamic and expressionistic in my marks this session. It might be tiredness and the choice of colours. The last work of the night. 1 hour. Strong orange marks then cool green, blacks and greys, pinks covered in the … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 11.12.15. Colin & David: the titanic team up!

For the last session of 2015 we were presented with a special treat. David and Colin really enjoy their job, having  a  daring, strenuous attitude to the task at hand. You couldn’t and wouldn’t ask for more. There’s so much … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 17.07.15. Yuka with the nose-ring.

I have a forthcoming exhibition at the Mary Ward centre 21st September to Saturday 17th October. The title of the show is Information/Expression. The final artwork in this series of life paintings. What a fantastic 12 week course it has been. This … Continue reading

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35 portraits in one day.

My lovely neighbours. On Sunday the 5th we had a street party. Bands, huge amounts of food, some history and lots of fun.  I was on the Art stall with my easel and some pastels. A great time was had by … Continue reading

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