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and on the beach

and on the beach

From time to time, I am kept up at night by an image in my head.  Usually it is sufficient to reach for the sketchbook by the bed so I can take a note of it and get back to sleep.  Sometimes that’s not enough. I made a couple of sketches and one or two notes about the colouring and… Read more →

Portrait of Love (2013)

Portrait of Love (2013)

I shy away from portraits, they’re famously tricky. Any half-decent art tutor will tell you that no subject is harder than any other. This is almost true.  All forms are just tones, shades and hues.  But the human form and especially faces have a special place in our brains. We have a heightened sensitivity to faces and so we are very prone… Read more →