Artist of the Week challenge compilation

As lockdown measures in the UK are being lifted, I thought I’d take a look back at the paintings I did for the Artist of the Week Challenge organised by Sky TV on their Facebook channel. Every Sunday during nine weeks the Artist of the Year programme invited a guest sitter to pose for fourContinue reading “Artist of the Week challenge compilation”

Two female portrait studies, from greyscale to colour

The first portrait I painted under the turtorship of Atul Vohora at Heatherley’s was a black and white study, or rather a study using grey tones, from very dark to very light, mixed out of black and white oil paints. Working in monochrome presented similarities with my previous printmaking project, and allowed me to create aContinue reading “Two female portrait studies, from greyscale to colour”

Girl In A Red Dress

2019, oil on stretched canvas, 30 x 40 cm [sold] Using a limited palette of primary colours, this oil portrait focuses on the Spanish girl’s red dress matching the red background and her distant gaze. The red of the dress and background allude to the woman’s youth, vitality and determination, in spite of her seaminglyContinue reading “Girl In A Red Dress”