#52_art Artworks

Rising to the challenge to create roughly one artwork a week with a completion date of 31st March 2022. The artworks will be in a variety of mediums, including pencil, coloured pencil, pen, acrylic, digital through to a blend of media. Some artworks may take longer than a week, and some may take less, but …

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Tauriel Portrait

#52 Image 14 Tauriel – Character from Lord of the Rings Painted onto 20 x 20cm Canvass board using acylics Any views or opinions expressed through this web site are those of the artist. All liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on the content of this web site are hereby expressly …

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Female portrait using Acrylic paints. Using the reference file from image 12, we recreated the same view, but using acrylic paints. Whilst the acrylic gives a far more punchy image, the pencils have a delicate nature to them. As we’re still in the early phase of portraiture, the image is just another step in the …

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Pencil Portrait – This portrait was from a web image and created using Fabre Castell Polychromos coloured pencils. The paper used was Strathmore Vellum 300gsm. The paper is a 9 x 12 inch and the initial layout was from HB pencil grid. From this many layers of colours were then added. Unlike some wax base …

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Guy Martin Portrait For this, the second portrait onto 20cm x 20cm board, we chose a portrait from the web from Guys road racing days. Similar format to image 10. With this one we did miss a small distortion in height. The original image was not quite square and thus we built into the finished …

#52 image 10

This image is my first step on trying out portrait painting. The canvass is a 20cm x 20cm and I started with an image of my later father outside their house. After viewing a couple of video files from Andrew Tischler (a professional portrait artist) I set about identifying 12 images that would be challenging …

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IN this weeks image, we chose to paint a watercolour depiction from a photo supplied by a photographer to the Facebook group Free Reference Photo’s for Artists. My photo of the finished artwork is actually a little desaturated compared to the original, but for this blog entry it will suffice. As artists we need to …