Tag Archives: Artists & Illustrators

The Quartet – A work in progress

  For a number of months now I have been working on a large-scale painting of a string quartet, piecing together information collected during rehearsal in the form of drawings and oil studies of both the individual players and of … Continue reading

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Discovering drypoint

My article on the wonderfully expressive medium of drypoint etching is now available in the September ’16 issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. This article discusses the techniques of drawing on and printing from a metal plate without using acid. … Continue reading

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Discovering Silverpoint

My article on drawing with the beautiful and delicate medium of Silverpoint is now available in the Summer 16 issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. This article discusses the history of and how to approach this Renaissance drawing technique, alongside … Continue reading

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A Portrait of an Artist

My most recent article Painting the Painter is now available in the March issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. This portrait of an artist at work is shown as a step by step demonstration as the painting process is discussed. … Continue reading

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Frank Auerbach – Working Processes

My article on the working processes and paintings of Frank Auerbach is now available in the October issue of Artists & Illustrators as the painters major retrospective opens at Tate Britain. The exhibition runs from 9th October 2015 until 13th … Continue reading

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Figure Painting in Oils

My most recent article Figure Painting in Oils – Masterclass is now available in the May issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. This seated nude The Bather, features and is shown step by step as the painting process is discussed.

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A Portrait in Progress: Anne

Since the completion of my portrait of Sheila which I documented as a portrait diary over the eight sittings we had together, I have been asked by students if I could do another portrait diary. So here it is. I … Continue reading

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