It has been a long 20 months since I last wrote a blog post. I didn’t post the photos of my ‘finished’ paintings for my graduation show because I hated them so much! They were rushed and it showed. I am a perfectionist and I put so much pressure on myself that I couldn’t paint.… Continue reading Falling back in love with painting
I haven’t been able to add much in the way of paintings because I have been having such a nightmare! I have really struggled with the backgrounds of my paintings, there have been too many disasters to list them all here but let’s just say I am currently on redo paintings set number 5!! I… Continue reading Battling through disaster after disaster.
So over the Christmas period I continued with my series of bra paintings. These were slightly different to the first painting. Firstly, they were all A3, and secondly, they were all painted with the same background; the wallpaper in my hallway. Due to the lack of light and room to set up an easel I… Continue reading More bra paintings
After teasing you all with my last post I thought it only fair to leave you a little Christmas present of the final work-in-progress photographs and the final finished piece! I continued with creating layers to build up the lace effect on the bra itself. I used acrylic mediums for the first time with this… Continue reading New work part 2.
It has been a while since I have been able to post any new work. I have found the lack of progress incredibly frustrating. Over the summer I decided that I would change the subject of my still lifes, as I had become a bit bored with all the teapots etc. Following on from the… Continue reading New work part 1.
Well it’s been a while since I last posted anything. I’ve been a bit busy!! The summer turned out to be a lot busier than I had anticipated! It began, of course, with my Book Illustration module re-sit. I hoped to do the course justice but, sadly, it was not to be. But I did… Continue reading A busy summer, part 1.
In the second semester I have continued with my still life paintings. Each subject is a vessel of some sort. The focus was on depicting the material the object was made from accurately. The compositions were simple to allow the focus to be on the objects and their relationship with each other and their surroundings.… Continue reading My latest work.