Figure Study

Painting and drawing the figure is always a tough job. One false brushstroke and the human eye can spot the mistake at once.┬áSo I try to practice, and practice frequently. Here’s a quick figure study from a photo. I use photos regularly to practice, especially...

Indian Summer

Our glorious Indian summer continues in Britain so today I spent the morning painting in my local ‘patch’ – Lever Park near Rivington in Lancashire. I have learned not to set out with fixed ideas of what to paint. I realised many years ago that...