Life and drawing

Selling your house and moving home has many challenges, but the impact on art and time for creativity is significant. Between chasing solicitors, raising my son, frantic packing, chasing solicitors, putting everything into storage, chasing solicitors, moving in with my in-laws and chasing solicitors, there’s been little time left to paint. Life drawing classes have been…

Foreshortening Finished

Challenge completed, and boy was it a challenge! I think I repainted the little finger on the right about 3 times to get it to stop looking broken. That is the beauty of acrylics – you can paint and overpaint until you are happy with the result. I started this 16×12″ canvas board with a…

‘Spinner’ 7″ x 7″

The Different Strokes Challenge for January was ‘Ovals’. The use of perspective and foreshortening in this painting turns the wheel into an oval and adds drama. I was really pleased with the way the chrome bumper turned out!