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Well, I didn’t do any oil sketching during the week, but I did eat quite a bit of chocolate. It’s important to achieve goals one sets for oneself … This week I am looking at the overall painting – particularly … Continue reading
The paint is dry enough now for me to continue work on this child portrait painting. Local photographer, Nicole Anderson, has been kind enough to send me the original of the reference photo I have been working from. There is … Continue reading
Time to dust off the paint brushes and prise the lids off the paints: it’s my first oil portrait painting for quite some time. I’m very excited about this one. I was originally approached to do this portrait two years … Continue reading
You may recall the workshop I attended in February run by David White where I tried using oil pastels for the first time and despaired at the result. I don’t like being beaten by arts supplies, so for Mothers’ Day, I … Continue reading
Creating iPad art is easy with ArtRage. I think it feels as close to real painting as you could expect from a tablet. I’ll show you how I use it, but the best way to work it out is to … Continue reading
Well, here we are, one week further into my latest portrait commission as promised…. And voila, a beautiful smile for my girl!
A few posts ago, I mentioned that I had joined Julia Kay’s Portrait Party on Flickr. It’s a virtual portrait party where portrait artists working in all styles and media come together to create images of each other. It is … Continue reading
The never-ending quest for artistic improvement is a search for “eureka” moments. Those moments when the penny falls with such a clatter that your art jumps up several notches out of fright. Here are a few of my past eureka … Continue reading
I thought I’d let the kids have half an hour screen time this afternoon while I played around at the easel. Want to see how far I got in … ahem …2 hours?