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Watercolour girl (more)

More paint on; tonal additions and adjustments, eyes, some hair, eyebrows, lips, nostrils.

Everywhere got a little paint to finish.

Watercolour on paper 28″x15″

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Watercolour girl

A demo for Thursday group highlighting precision measurements when transferring drawing to paper.

I am not averse to a bit of tracing when drawing on to canvas or paper but this time I got the ruler out and showed the scaling up from measurements taken from the photograph. 50 more words

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Painting Bette Davis

Bette Davis is one of my favourite classic Hollywood actresses. The first time I ever saw her was in the movie Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, and if you haven’t seen it you really should!! 258 more words

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Bespectacled in watercolour

Today’s demonstration; same faceĀ in watercolour this time. This is 40cm x 40cm again, so quite big. On unstretched watercolour paper. Painting in watercolour feels like a battle of wills.

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Watercolour portrait exercise (cont)

Following from last week’s exercise, this one is showing a layered build up.

Still using broad pools of colour and ignoring fine details.

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