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Sketchbook Saturday - William Hind

What better way to look back to the Victorian era that we’re (still, inexplicably) celebrating this weekend (Victoria Day**) than to focus on these historic scenes by artist William Hind. 139 more words

Sketch & Draw

Marseille XVIII

Unité d’habitation 8. In the room (used to be the kitchen and living room).


Bude Beach Sketch

Sketchbook sketch – Watercolour

A beautiful sunny day at Bude beach. The colours of spring, a sparkle on the sea and a slight breeze. Heavenly.


Trying Van Gogh's Perspective Frame

I recycled a loom, a nine by twelve wood frame with nails all around, into a facsimile of Vincent van Gogh’s perspective frame.  All it takes is four strings, strung from corner to corner and in a cross across the middle so that the large rectangle is divided into four smaller rectangles and four triangles.   326 more words


The portraiture work of John Singer Sargent: How relevant is his work in the 21st century?

Source: mfa.org 2019

Chapter 1: Introduction                         

The way I can answer this question is by the influence Sargent’s work has had on my own practice. Not only in this course but in my previous painting course where I came upon the Head of an Arab on YouTube narrated and painted by “The Portrait institute” 2,292 more words