This year I’m trying to do something a little different with the blog; rather than create posts for specific individual models, I’m going to try to do a summary post of the work I’ve done over the past week. Hopefully I’ll keep it up!Continue reading “Weekly Round Up – 2019 – Week 1”
Tonight I worked on painting in the background. In previous paintings I’ve added the background at the end, and always ended up with quite solid blocks of colour; I wanted to try something a little different this time.
After over a year of not producing an actual painting, after going through the photographs of the “Big Cat Keeper” experience day at Dartmoor Zoo with Moni, I was inspired to start a new animal portrait!
A Birthday Present
In March and April, I had the creative urge again.
It also conincided with one of my friends birthdays, so I decided to take the plunge and see if I could paint something for them. I must say I wasn’t entirely comfortable with this, as I didn’t know if it would be any good, or whether they would indeed want something I’d made them… with that in mind I also picked the up a couple of small traditional gifts in case!
Painting a Pet
Back in around February 2017, following on from my friend reigniting my creativity, I was inspired to try painting again thanks to the BBC show “The Big Painting Challenge”. I bought a few tubes of acrylic paint, some brushes and paper, and gave it a go. This was the result…