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
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.
Remember in a previous post I mentioned a workshop where we had to mix our own greys? Well this is the result of said workshop. We had to do this with a pallet knife, which is fine when you’re just blocking in rectangular shapes but not so easy when you are trying to paint objects… Continue reading Workshop 2
Every week, on my painting module, we have a two hour workshop. Sometimes it is a practical session where our tutor attempts to teach us something! These sessions are not about producing a finished painting, which is a good thing because I never managed to complete anything in the two hours! This particular workshop was… Continue reading Workshop 1