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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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Sketches made when waiting…

A self portrait in a little mirror. I like being a bit unflattering with myself. No hairbrush, early night or shave for me. The eye is closed as the mirror was so near the two eyes were giving differnet views. … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 6: A, the pregnant model.

Only pencils this week. It was good to draw someone at such as special time in their life. A detail of the above. Each drawing had a different approach. Frenetic, tentative, flowing and structured. This was made from the top … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 16/10/15: Matthew with the muscles.

Last time Matthew was posing, I found my painting to be too strong, trying to match his physique. This week the brushstrokes and marks were made with a delicate care. This seemed to be a better route into making better … Continue reading

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Life drawing 5: 30/05/14 (missed a session) The tall blonde lady.

Four¬†15 minute poses on one sheet of mounting board. Using Wedgewood blue acrylic put on with a sponge and two conte pastels, black and very light grey. The theme was material on the model. Really interesting how fabric gives the … Continue reading

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Sketch week 5: A hand at 3am.

A few weeks ago I couldn’t sleep. A rare occansion brought about by the great weather. I sketched the remnants of my nightime repast (Marmite pot, btter, plate, knife and glass of water) which I haven’t posted because it insn’t … Continue reading

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Sketch week 4: Sunbathing, looking at a church spire.

Here in Clerkenwell Green, there is a nice little park with a beautiful church. The church has a wonderful spire. I’ve just been in said park on a little break from illustrating the five life cycle stages of Fusarium turf … Continue reading

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