Tag Archives: nude

A Bit On The Side

On Monday morning I went to Julia’s drawing class. I’m not sure if my presence has had any effect on the class and the way Julia runs it – I only joined this autumn. I get the feeling everyone else … Continue reading

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Life Drawing With Julia

I did some life drawing this evening in Horwich (near Bolton) organised by Julia Entwistle who I mentioned in connection with the Delicieux Fair. This is the second time I’ve been. I wasn’t happy with my drawings the first time, … Continue reading

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Representing Women – An Article From OCA

I get stuff from the OCA regularly in my email inbox. Yesterday, this article arrived written by Sharron, about women in photography, in art and in society in general: Vanity (c. 1485) by Hans Memling “You painted a naked woman … Continue reading

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Male Nude, Xchanges Life Session

Originally posted on Jenny Hainsworth Fine Art:
This is a recent drawing from a life session here in Victoria at Xchanges Studio, a terrific artist’s facility in town hosting several classes and life drawing and sculpting sessions each week. I…

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Three items picked up via Twitter

As I stated in my ‘Hello’ introduction, one of the purposes of this blog is to share ‘ephemeral’ items about art. Recently I’ve started using Twitter to help me keep up to date with art news. This evening as I … Continue reading

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Catching the Odd Perspective

Originally posted on Paintings by Aline:
I haven’t mentioned it before, but I have been taking a figure drawing class at the Institute with Larry Christian.  Larry’s approach to drawing the figure is the opposite of academic drawing.  He pushes…

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Inspiration at the National Gallery I

Yesterday I wrote about the Bronze exhibition at the Royal Academy which was the main reason for our trip down to London. Unfortunately, we seemed to be there at change-over time for some exhibitions. We want to go down again … Continue reading

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