When I had hair x3

Here’s three versions of the same image…

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Sketched with my finger on a phone screen/app

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Sketched with an apple pencil on an iPad

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16”x12” Oil on Canvas Board

Weekly Palette #4

Inspiring and interesting this week…

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Thomas Golunski - see his work here

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Jamie Gallagher is a figurative painter living and working in Somerset, England. See his work here.

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Aly Harte is a local (local to me) Artist from Northern Ireland. See her amazing and varied range of works here.

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Katya Robinson is doing the Turps Banana Correspondence Course - see more of her work here.

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Mathieu Laca creates amazing, intriguing and textured portraits… a little surreal eh? See his work here.

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The first issue of Art News and Reviews (as ArtReview was then called) was published on 12 February 1949, by Richard Gainsborough, a retired doctor, and his wife, the designer Eileen Mayo. To celebrate its 70-year anniversary, ArtReview has attempted to tell the story of some of the debates that animated its pages, as well as to chronicle some of the issues with which art has concerned itself over the past seven decades.

https://artreview.com/

Weekly Palette #3

Inspiring and interesting this week…

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The amazing and sublime work of Conrad Jon Godly - see more here

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Tai Shan Schierenberg… you may have seen him on the Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year see more here

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Sedrick Huckaby- see more here

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I really love the work of Malcolm T Liepke - see more here

Self Portrait #1

In my previous post I quickly explained how a painting - in this case a self portrait - starts with a photograph, a sketch outline and then the paint or other medium. 

Here is that finished self portrait.  

16”x12” Oil on Canvas Board

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Follow my exploration of portraits and oil paints and, watch me evolve and stretch as an artist here on my journal or, via my Instagram.