Tagged: portrait

Blue Hair Portrait Study

This is the second of two portrait studies completed over a couple of nights exploring opposing colour theory options. The first (and the subject of a previous post) being a limited palette of two...

Red Hair Portrait Study

This is the first of two portrait studies completed over a couple of nights exploring opposing colour theory options. The subject of this post created with a limited palette of two bright, contrasting colours...

The Undoing

This is another of the quick painting studies I have been working on this year. The short time attributed to each allow the opportunity to experiment and throw caution to the wind in the...

Two Sides

Two born from and exist in the same world, effectively one and the same. A small, singular difference defining them as opposites in the eyes of many. Before them lies a pristine expanse, untouched...

Feather Crown

This year I’m determine to be more consistent with regular painting practice, with the focus on developing the mindset of enjoying the process rather than being too fixated on the final result. Instead of...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Where to start with Oil Paint?

I’d avoided it long enough – it was time to bite the bullet. The studio’s built, all the the excuses and fears have been put aside and it’s time to tackle painting in oil…...

AJ

As a husband, father and grandfather, renowned local community member and close family friend to my wife and myself, AJ had a profound impact on many people’s lives. This portrait was created as a...

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...