Tag Archives: Diego Velazquez


Still got a bit of a Diego Velázquez vibe going on at the moment…only just a little though.   Mid January is a real bummer.   All around where I live there are storms, blizzards and frosts yet here we seem to get … Continue reading

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Today Mathew I’ll be called….

  If it’s Monday then it is time for my painting class.   This was my version of Portrait of Juan from Pareja by Diego Velázquez.   As a painting exercise I’m quite pleased with the result but as a copy of the original?  … Continue reading

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Fond memories

From time to time I clear out old files on my iPad and today I came across a load of paintings I made back in 2013 on my iPad using the Brushes app.   Amongst the acres of experimental paintings … Continue reading

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What is going on?

  Some of the sketches and paintings I made over the Christmas period.

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Words word words….

It is that time of year when I start to pull together my previous year’s yearbook – this will be the sixth which means that I have been blogging for at least that length of time.  This time I have … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 113 – Scribbles, Doodles and Sketches

I once a day in hospital and in the bed next to me was an art lecturer and artist from a local art school.  We started to talk and I mentioned that I liked to draw and sketch which he … Continue reading

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More looking at Diego Velazquez

I’ve now decided that Velazquez has risen up my list of greatest painters. I know this is a ridiculous thing to do but in truth we all do it. We can’t help it, it’s what makes us humans – making … Continue reading

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After Velazquez – Day 2

Day 2 of this little painting. I had meant to work on this some more last night but I left my iPad at a friends so wasn’t able to do so. In a funny way this helped because I was … Continue reading

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