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Mr. Skellington Sings.

The first life drawing session of the year. I happened to get to the Mary Ward Centre early. Turned a few lights on. Set up. Painted for 30 minutes. Tested out some oil sticks. Title: Sing Yor Life Detail. A … Continue reading

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Life drawing 20.05.16. ‘A’ & ‘M’ in pencil Plus Mr. Skellington.

Posh coloured pencils this week as a client meeting earlier meant I had my smart clothes on; they would have attracted oil paint. The two models were fantastic to draw, their physiques and personalities being quite different all that was needed was … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 12.06.15: Gamze in drapery

Life painting of a female model in drapery, using acrylics, ink and pastels. Another great Friday at the Mary Ward Centre. Continue reading

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Life Drawing 2: 080515. Barry in colour.

This gold paper is tough. Conté pastels don’t attach to the surface but scrape through the paint, revealing the gold underneath. 45 minutes. The reflection makes the image. A close up of of Barry, You can see the scratches.I’d forgotten … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 06.03.15. Barry on claret. Plus more Skellington.

The evening was a great release after a stressful day. Mr Skellington was added to in the breaks. Barry was a nice chap who looked to me like an Elizabeth Frink figure come to life. The seated pose took 20 … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 5: 13.02.15. Charlotte & Skellington

A skinny model who kept on moving, his arm kept on falling down. This was made 10 minutes before the class started while speed eating a slice of pecan pie and chatting about strapping pastels to sticks (which is how … Continue reading

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‘Life’ drawing: Skellington

Being 30 minutes early for the life drawing class and having a camera on me, it made sense to keep busy and get to grips with the resident skellington in the studio. After draping my jacket and scarf around the … Continue reading

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