Wednesday, 26 November 2008
This was painted as a homework assignment under the title "Light Effects".
It is approximately 14" by 10" on Bockingford paper, painted with St Petersburg water colours. It has been previously painted as a monochrome exercise last year, from a reference photograph found on Wet Canvas.
The feedback from both club and class is that the shadow lines on the beaker and jug should be curved. I've put a ruler on them and they are not straight lines!
Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Thursday, 20 November 2008
This was the exercise at Art Club this week. A sheet of Bockingford water colour paper 15" by 11" was prepared with black acrylic and allowed to dry. This image was then painted on it using gouache.
It was well-received at the Club, on Wet Canvas and at class. It is reckoned to be a good likeness to the reference photograph.
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
Monday, 17 November 2008
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
Friday, 7 November 2008
Tuesday, 4 November 2008
The half-term exercise was to paint an object/objects in an unexpected location/surroundings. The example given was a clock on the beach.
The inspiration for this came from a piece called "Scylla" by Ithell Colquhoun in the Tate Modern. That shows the artists legs in the bath, but looks like the sea with two rocky headlands. Jean agreed to be my muse for this. The finished piece is 16" by 12" on Arches 300gsm NOT paper.
Feedback from Wet Canvas has been good, particularly about the fruit. Let's hope it goes down well at class tomorrow.