Category Archives: figure

Tom Hardy, if your feeling dotty

A friend of mine was talking about Tom Hardy, now I don’t watch too many films, so as usual I had no idea who he was. Google is a wonderful thing, so I looked him up, he seems to be … Continue reading

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Charcoal and pastel, male figure study

With charcoal and pastels to hand ( they are out rather a lot at the moment) I decided to practice a little figure drawing, this time male. I have a book called virtual pose 3 by mario Henri chakkour. It … Continue reading

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Figure ‘lady grey’ Indian ink and brusho

Today was a washout, instead of riding I visited a little gallery in Romsey, Hampshire, called Rums Egg. Artist that exhibit are local- ish to the area, and there is a huge variety of arts, from paintings of different media, … Continue reading

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Colourcraft brusho experiment- figure and horses

I am so excited, my order from SAA arrived on the weekend, Colourcraft brusho. They are little pots of powder pigment paint, you can use them in a variety of ways, and rather like watercolour, but I believe that I … Continue reading

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Charcoal portrait of my daughter Leah willow and derwent tinted charcoal

Today was another wet and horrid day, thunder in the early morning with heavy down pours, I got soaked sorting the ponies. I got home pretty quick for a Sunday as I couldn’t ride, so I decided to paint, I … Continue reading

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Loving charcoal, so I thought I would see how a figure would turn out

So far I have enjoyed charcoal, I guess after years of pencil work this is not too dissimilar? At least I feel I have an advantage having had that experience. It is messier! But it blends beautifully. I am still … Continue reading

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Colour love, can you over do the use of new paint colours? Blue Nude figure study

As I said in my previous post I am in love with my new colours, so when I decided to have a second go at a figure study, I automatically picked up my new purchases ( plus there was some … Continue reading

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