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Life Drawing 26th Feb

Tried watercolours, brush pen and some nice safe weird tonight.

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Just need to learn how to watercolour now. 2 mins of reading 9 tips on beginners watercolours at break isn’t going to cut it.

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Aaron mentioned in jest that I should try some animation at life drawing. Challenge accepted. Just have to work out how. Flip books or laptop Flash. Haven’t made a flip book since school…

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Life Drawing 2014 Compendium

2014 was the year of paint, colour and canvas. Hard work, but bloody good fun. I’m mostly pleased with just about everything from this year. Which is high praise indeed from me.

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The tentative plan for next year is to play. I want to stick to paint (or colour at least) but try out lots of different surfaces, sizes and techniques to see what happens. I fancy some big chinese Sumi-e ink work which will be a real challenge, and its not colour, but I should be able to work with tone. Maybe dabble in watercolours, but most of all I want to try acrylics on a bunch of different media – wood, home stretched canvas, metal even… who knows. Will be fun finding out.

 

Life Drawing 27th Nov 2014

Last session of the term tonight. I didn’t have a chance to prep any coloured canvasses this time so I tried to get as much proper BG in there as possible.

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I won the coveted “Life model takes photograph of painting” award tonight for the very first time! (its taken nigh on 20 years for that to happen…) – Thanks Nina, and good luck with the travelling next year :D

Life Drawing 16th October 2014

Here are my arts for this week. Please look at them with your face.

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Not being able to take decent photos of my arts is really starting to bake my noodle… *calls photographer friend…

Which reminds me. Chris – don’t know if you read this thing, but good shout on looking at the black and white views to see how the colour values work. Interesting…

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