Category Archives: Characters

Copycat

This is a copy done (left) this morning in charcoal pencil of Terror or Fright by Charles Le Brun the 17th century French painter and theorist on character and expression. Copying certainly makes you realise how great the ancients were at rendering and how immaculate their line work was.

(Could this be Scorpio!)

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Deadly Assassin. Starring…

Johnny Depp???depp-230617

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Political sketches

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May…Corbyn-210617TMay-210617TMay-210617a

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Monsters

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Composers at Christmas

gentlemenLiszt, Wagner and Berlioz, feeling seasonal

j-strauss-jr

If J.S. Jr. is your favorite composer, please feel free to print this off and stick it on the wall next to your gramophone player. Then put on one of his records and dance about wildly.

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Lost and found

These sketches were looking out of a cafe window. People move faster than you think so you really have to stare at them to memorize their expressions and features before they’re gone.

I thought I’d dropped this sketchbook somewhere or left it on a bench last year but found it today in the side pocket of my cycle pannier, a pocket I hardly ever use!

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September 15, 2016 · 7:51 pm