Glowing Lily

Glowing Lily was a joy to paint. It is painted with acrylic onto canvas. I took several photographs of a beautiful pink lily and selected one that I really liked. Once I had the photo in my hands I squeezed out some lovely paint, got my brushes out and painted this...

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Viewing Matisse

Matisse is one of my favourite artists because he inspires me every time I look at his art.  I took a photo of a woman with long brown hair and textured red sweater gazing at this painting by Matisse in the National Gallery, London.  I learned a lot by copying this...

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Athlete

This is a charcoal drawing of a male model in motion on A1 sized paper.  Life drawing - drawing nude models from life is the foundation of all good art practice.  It teaches the artist to see, to observe, to perceive the subject in a way that is unique to the model...

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