“Jokerman” in progress…

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(05/01/14) Basic sketch done in 15 mins, 18″ x 14″ canvas… (05/01/14) Base colours thrown on in 30 mins this evening… (06/01/14) 45 mins done this morning and really coming on quick… (07/01/14) Unhappy how this hours session has resulted, if I’m honest. Not enough likeness yet… (08/01/14) After 4hrs15 so far, the likeness is… Read more »

“Gatsby” in progress…

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(05/01/14) Basic sketch taking 10 mins, 18″ x 14″ canvas… (06/01/14) 30 mins of throwing down the base colours… (06/01/14) Another 30 mins today, shaping and shading… (07/01/14) An hour done this morning. Gettin a slight likeness… (14/01/14) After a break from this piece while I concentrated on “Jokerman”, back to it with an hour… Read more »

2014 begins, working on two pieces at once…

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The photo on the left of Leonardo Di Caprio in “The Great Gatsby” is what I shall be working from, as an experiment on capturing expression, of which his is fantastic in this picture. The photo on the right is of Heath Ledger as ‘The Joker’ from Batman, and I shall be painting this as… Read more »