More yellow paint on the basket!
Month: March 2015
There were some great paintings with red as a key colour in the Singer Sargent exhibition. I was also very taken with the basket work chair, that Robert Lewis Stephenson was painted sitting in. Sargent had really worked to capture the shine and colour with many layers of paint. I need a more yellow …
Yesterday I was very lucky to see the Sargent exhibition in the National Portrait Gallery. This sketch was much smaller than I had imagined it – only having seen it reproduced in a book. It contained a great deal of sand which must have been incorporated, as it was made on the beach. I …
I have been adjusting the red on this painting, as it didn’t reflect the brightness of the barrier tape in the full sun . I’m not so sure the photo does it justice but both are here to compare.
Today I finished off yesterday’s painting, but the ship had been completely turned round in the night, and now faces Southampton.
Managed an hour on the front to sketch. Met some lovely people!
I’ve been painting outside more in the better weather. Here’s Stokes Bay, with its striking old fort, and a great row of trees on the road out of Stubbington.
I don’t use photos very often but iPads can be useful.
I’ve been teaching a fair bit recently and not had so much time to post. Also my site was s bit cronky and wasn’t showing all the images. I hope I’ve fixed that. One small project in January which was fun was with 4 and 5 year olds. We made icicles and drew the patterns …