Tagged: materials

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

Undisturbed

Gouache is an interesting medium that I’ve never had much to do with in the past. The Watts Atelier curriculum sees a phase of gouache painting before any progression on to oils. It is...

Self Portrait with Model after Anders Zorn

I decided it was time to finally give oil painting a go, and as I only have at my disposal the very limited ‘Zorn Palette’ (red, ochre, black & white), I thought it fitting...

The Zorn Palette

Anders Zorn has long been associated with a limited palette of only two colours – red (vermilion) and yellow (yellow ochre) plus black and white. It is amazing how much colour variation can be...