Tara

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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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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(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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Hans

Soft pastels portait of Hans

Created from a live pose of about two hours (as usual I arrived late) with soft pastels and charcoal on A2 paper. Creato…

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Drawing Cabaret Couture and Unspeakable

Drawings from the Drawing Cabaret Couture special session in collaboration with Unspeakable inspired by the work of Helmut Newton. Charcoal on paper. Disegni…

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Portrait study of Hans – Charcoal and soft pastels

Portrait study of Hans – Charcoal and soft pastels on coloured paper

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Life drawing with Scottish Borders Life Drawing

How many drawings come out of a three-hour live drawing session with three different models? Really a lot it seems – especially if…

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Drawing Cabaret Couture’s Matisse inspired session

Thursday is always the day dedicated almost 100% to art in my week, and last one was no different. After the morning portrait…

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