Category Archives: Edinburgh Festival

Musicians – The Rehearsal Orchestra Edinburgh 2012

This small triptych was painted during this summers Rehearsal Orchestra course taking place in Edinburgh during the festival. Continuing some of the ideas from the series of quartets and chamber group paintings made recently I wanted to¬† make this painting … Continue reading

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Musicians – Don Quixote and a Lark Ascending

Earlier in the year I had the opportunity to sit in on two rehearsals, enabling me to work on an oil sketch at each over a longer period. The first was during the Rehearsal Orchestra weekend course working on Strauss’ … Continue reading

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Musicians – Degas and the problem of picturing movement

Throughout the Autumn I have continued my series of drawings of musicians during rehearsal, mostly working from a string quartet. Alongside, I have continued my research of artists who worked from musicians while performing. I have known of some quartet … Continue reading

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Musicians – The Rehearsal Orchestra

The theme of musicians is something that I have returned to from time to time in my work. As a violinist myself I have always been interested in the idea of portraying musicians while playing, and in drawing the wonderful … Continue reading

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