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About dmcropley

Digital Producer | Artist | Animator

Life drawing winter term round up

This post is more for my benefit. I want to see which BG colours were the most successful so I can cherry pick the right ones for pre-painting canvasses for next term. Looks like the blues and purples work best … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 3rd April 2014

Really happy with the way the head turned out on this one Turns out its really tricky to paint on yellow, good fun.   Had to round off the term with a pic with no BG colour. Going to look … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 27th Mar 2014

Really like the first one here, muffed the drawing a bit at the start with the legs being too short and the arms too long, but whatever… Second pose is always shorter (40mins as opposed to 1hr) so I tried … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 20th Mar 2014

Tonight. Clem: Show us your paintings then Me: I’m not so keen on the first one, but I like the second one… Clem: It looks like he’s holding his cock and blushing. Thanks babe.

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Free Terry Nibbles

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Life Drawing 13 Mar 2014

Green. I was hoping it wouldn’t work, it is VERY green. But somehow it does.  Green. I was hoping lilac would work. But its all a bit dull. Green.  

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Life Drawing 6th Feb 2014

Paintings from tonight

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Life drawing Feb 27th 2104

Even though I am at deaths door, I was unceremoniously ejected from my death bed to allow wedding dresses to be tested for worthiness. This is the resulting plague-fuelled scribblings… If I don’t make it, I leave everything to whoever … Continue reading

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Gibbles the comedy hamster

No life class tonight, so dicking about with Photoshop is the order of the day Such doge, so meme, wow …and a new twitter feed for Gibbles is born @suchgibbles

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Life Drawing 13th Feb 2014

Pics from tonight…

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Life Drawing 6th Feb 2014

Learnt tonight that painting on dark backgrounds is not so fun. Will post the one from the second hour later when its dry. *here it is. Not so keen on this one, but in for a penny, in for a … Continue reading

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Coldharbour – The Green Room, Finished

Here it is then Some time in the making. Here’s some close ups of the detail (note to self, painting an A1 canvas with a size zero brush is not healthy)

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Life Drawing_Jan 23rd 2014

Smashed it tonight – dead chuffed with these. Haven’t painted at life class for 15 odd years or something daft like that. Only thing that’s slightly gutting is these took less than an hour a piece, but are so much … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2013, Hello 2014…

2014 will be the year of finishing the Coldharbour painting…MUST be the year of finishing the Coldharbour painting (for my sanity if nothing else) Back to Life Drawing class for 2014 for me too. I’ve spent a year getting my … Continue reading

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The Roddle Waddle v1.0

Test of inked, painted and shadowed 176 frame dance loop.

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