Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Untitled; Work in progress.

Oil on board using a palette knife. This is from a photo of a young London based artist. It was captured by her friend on a night of entertaining in her home. I love the fact that this is a real life situation, not a pose for the artist to paint.
There is still some work to be done on it.

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Pencil sketch

Working on 2 different paintings at the moment plus preparing for a third. This is the initial sketch for the 3rd painting. Working out the pose in pencil in my sketchbook. I want to evoke a feeling of joy and laughter. I am aiming  to express a range of feelings and moments in different paintings, using  the female figure as the main character in them. 

Thursday, 10 January 2013

Continuing my project of painting contemporary people. This is my latest work inspired by a fashion model found in a magazine. I have changed her look slightly to enhance the image of a contemporary cover girl. 
As you can see I have now started looking at popular culture and create images taken from there, as well as painting people from life. People I come across and find interesting or typical of todays' culture, life, fashion.
This is 16x20 inches oil on canvas.