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Fluo portrait of Skye – Acrylic on canvas

Yesterday I returned to the Crescent Arts Center for the weekly portrait session with artist Bill Gatt. Skye posed for us again and…

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Portrait of Skye from Bill Gatt’s portrait sessions

The return to Belfast is going well and I have to admit that among the things I missed the most are the portrait…

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Portrait of the artist Lise Hallbing

I just returned to Belfast from Italy after two weeks, and while at home I had the opportunity to work on a commissioned…

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Red portrait of Mari – From the Crescent Arts Centre sessions

Here is the result of this morning’s life portrait session at the Crescent Arts Center with model Mari. I had prepared the canvas…

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Portrait painting with model Courtney

It has been a while since I have had a chance to portray Courtney and as usual it’s been a pleasure. This portrait…

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Portrait painting class with Bill Gatt

Portrait sessions at the Crescent Art Center with tutor Bill Gatt have started again today. It was nice to go back to the…

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“Ritratto di Arianna” – Acrylics on (big) canvas

Anyone who knows me knows that portraits are my passion, and I had wanted to work on a large piece for some time….

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Out in Botanic Gardens, Belfast, with Ulster Urban Sketchers

A meeting was held on Saturday morning with the Ulster Urban Sketchers, one of the local drawing groups here in Northern Ireland. We…

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Portrait long session with Mari – Van Gogh inspired

How did I come to paint a background from Van Gogh’s work? Simple: through years and years of life drawing. Let me explain:…

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Gouache portrait (with a bit of fluo) of Skye

Yesterday I attended the penultimate portrait session with the artist Bill Gatt and for the three hours our model was Skye (she had…

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