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Sketchmania.

So, here’s a mixture of drawings that don’t fit into a theme, apart  from they were all drawn from life. We have: A five piece brass ensemble, a friend in the sun, art homework, my family, hand, trips to central … 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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TABOO

The tv series was pretty good fun and never less than a feast for the eye. As we watched the pen was used to take notes of all the unusual physiognomies infront of me. These were then collated in photoshop, … Continue reading

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Feel Ortho in Wales. Portraits of the DC family. Holiday Sketchbook 5.

This was a long weekend in the amazing Foel Ortho. See http://www.farmhouseinwales.com for more info. The images have an intense atmosphere to them which wasn’t present at the the time. I did drink a fair bit of Whisky so it … Continue reading

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The airport waiting game. Holiday Sketchbooks 4.

La Guardia. Ipads on the tables. Sharing a chair. A google based game. Indulgent Canadians helping my sons out.   Heads down. No boogie. We were talking about The Shining, hence the 70’s colouring of the airport. It was all … Continue reading

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Sketching in the sun.

At a family BBQ with pencils and a sketchpad.

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13 Zurburan paintings turned into thumbnail sketches. Plus.

I’m doing a lot of graphics, all of which I cannot show for now. However here’s a quick sketch made around a website project. These were made as some thoughts on Iconography. Quick simplification. The one on the left was painted … Continue reading

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