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Let it Be…

Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say….

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Contemplating the Nothingness…

So the snow has gone but I’m stuck in and around the house. Yes I’ve had my first jab and so this is the first step to something approaching a return to freedom but nonetheless I am not convinced we’ll … Continue reading

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Cold Toes…

Beautiful, beautiful light streamed in through the window this morning. Did it tempts me outside? Not a chance – it’s minus 3 degrees C outside and I’ve had my fill of cold toes for the time being. So instead I … Continue reading

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Project LV One – Day 51 – I love to make faces

I had a strange juxta position yesterday of what art I love to make.   In the evening a young friend of mine asked me about a portrait she was making – I immediately started to explain the faults I … Continue reading

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The problem with art courses

“….The next pose will be for 40 minutes…so plenty of time…” These words fill me with dread. It is not the fault of the tutor or the course but rather more of problem, if that is the correct word, of … Continue reading

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Melton portraiture class

Each Monday I drive over to Melton for a portrait course. A few weeks ago I published my first drawing and this is my latest. I think I can detect significant improvement – let’s hope it continues.Sent from my iPad Continue reading

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Skull

A couple of weeks ago I attended a day long workshop about portraiture. The tutor mentioned that one of the best ways to really start to understand the human face was to draw and redraw the human skull. Well I have now got a skull, other than my o… Continue reading

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Good Queen Bess

My afternoon session at Stowe was much more productive. In the morning I had spent my time capturing a sculpture on a secluded temple and in the process creating one of the most unsettling image I have ever created. In the afternoon I spent time w… Continue reading

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