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Portrait of Ciaran – Oil on canvas

Portrait of Ciaran – Oil on canvas I’ve been a little quiet lately, but that’s because I’ve started a new series of portraits…

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Tara – Portrait study – Charcoal and soft pastels on paper

Portrait of Tara from the studio sessions in Belfast. Pose lasting approximately two hours, I worked with charcoal and soft pastels on paper….

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Portrait study of Claire on yellow paper

This week Claire posed for us, who I hadn’t painted for a long time (here you can find more or less all the…

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London inspiration #3 – Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron – “Portraits to dream” in at the National Portrait Gallery

Finally, inside the National Portrait Gallery we also visited the exhibition “Francesca Woodman and Julia Margaret Cameron – Portraits to dream”, in which…

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London inspiration #2 – The National Portrait Gallery

As an artist who prefers portraits above all other subjects, the other choice of galleries and museums to visit in London could only…

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London inspiration #1 – The Courtauld + Frank Auerbach

Last week my partner and I went to London for an event and we decided to extend our stay for a few days…

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Courtney – Profile portrait with charcoal and soft pastels

Portrait of Courtney with soft pastels and charcoal on coloured paper. Two hours of pose (it was three hours but I was late),…

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Published on Zoot Magazine

One of my drawings from the Drawing Cabaret Couture with Matthew David Andrews & Jenny Beattie Millinery session was published in Zoot Magazine!…

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(Very patterned) Skye from portrait session

Through drawing and painting her, Skye and I have become friends over the years. So now she knows my love for patterns and…

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Life drawing at RUA Belfast

Live drawings from last Wednesday’s session at the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts in Belfast. Model: Skye. Charcoal on paper. Disegni dal vivo…

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