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Friday 28 October 2016

one day workshop 'painting the portrait and the figure

I have some places left on my workshop " the portrait and figure"
I will be demonstrating in the morning with a limited palette of
Titanium White, Cadmium red light, Yellow Ochre and Ivory Black.
I will be showing how to simplify the face and break it down into simple parts.
Judging and seeing tones and using a limited number of Values.

9:30 -12:30  14 h - 17:30 at my atelier in Villalier 11600

Thursday 25 August 2016

A painting unfinished

It is often interesting to see unfinished pieces to see how they are done.

Saturday 30 April 2016


This nude measures 35 x 45cm. It is painted in my studio with a limited palette; Titanium White, Ivory Black,Cadmium Red, Alizarin Crimson, Yellow Ochre and a touch of Ultramarine.

Saturday 13 February 2016

workshop painting the figure and portrait 4-8th April, Villalier, France.

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Monday 18 January 2016

Thursday 7 January 2016