2SB work from the life room

Life drawing record from study block 2. Aim of putting these together as record, as a means of reflection on development, and as a reference resource. Life drawing now 2 or 3 times per week to gather figurative forms for later work, to build skills in terms of ‘dry media’ as well as observation. Another… Continue reading 2SB work from the life room

S4: portrait methods – finding a way

Spending 4 days focused on a version of the atelier method for painting portraits gave me an opportunity to work in a way I don’t normally. It was hard to follow the method and not revert to my more intuitive and less organised approach. I felt that I needed a more systematic approach to painting… Continue reading S4: portrait methods – finding a way

S3 portrait

Working on a painting coming out of the life drawing session. Several passes after putting down the underpainting with the model in the room. Evaluation and learning I didn’t measure or grid up. As a result, things moved around even in the first stages. Altering my position meant that sightlines got messed up. NOW isn’t… Continue reading S3 portrait