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A Weekend of Life Drawing at West Dean

Last weekend I returned to West Dean College to teach an intensive course of life drawing. This course enabled students to work from the life model and use and experiment with a wide variety of drawing techniques throughout the weekend … Continue reading

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A Week at West Dean

Escaping the festivities of last weekend I headed down to a rather wet West Dean College to embark on a week of tutoring two courses, Life painting – the sustained pose, and life drawing – line, tone and form. These … Continue reading

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A New Collection of Nudes

This new collection of nudes have been painted during the last year. All have been worked on between a period of 3-6 sittings of three hours each, the series of shorter poses running alongside the more sustained pose of the … Continue reading

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What an inspirational exhibition year so far…

For inspiring exhibitions, London is certainly the place to be at the moment. Here is just a brief pictorial resume of some of the inspirations of 2012… and it’s still only February… how lucky we are!

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Focus on line – Life drawing: 1

Focus on line is the first of a two-part series on drawing from a life model, which is in this months issue (February 2012) of the Artist. This article discusses different approaches and ways of using line when working from … Continue reading

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