Tag Archives: fine art

New Zorn Palette Still Life

Carrying on with my limited palette studies – “Things Aren’t As Yellow As They Seem”.  Oil on canvas paper using only cad red deep, yellow ochre, titanium white and ivory black. Enjoy! K.M.

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Gustavo

A couple of poses from this morning’s life drawing session with Gustavo – another great model. I experimented with Mars Violet Derwent jumbo charcoal sticks for these. Enjoy! K.M.

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A morning of drawing Kathryn

Some charcoal sketches – quick gestures to some longer poses, from a life drawing session. I hope I captures a little of how fantastic a model and beautiful person that she is. Enjoy! K. M.

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Zorn landscape

Worked on an underpainting for a small landscape oil painting yesterday.  Although the Zorn palette (cad red, yellow ochre, black and white) may seem more suited to figurative work I thought I’d try it out on a landscape. Quite like … Continue reading

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Morning life drawing session

Here’s a piece from my life drawing studio this morning.  Would have liked a bit more time but good enough to use as a study for a painting I think. Charcoal on newsprint. Enjoy! K.M.

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Zorn fruit revisited

Realized my first attempt was a little chalkier than I would like so did a minor retouch – still getting used to this very minimal 4 colour palette. K.M.

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Sketchbook business…

A few studies in planar anatomy – something I’ve been playing with lately.  Some figurative gesture sketches and some fruit.  Been finding time to squeeze in some drawing until I can get back to painting late winter/Spring. Enjoy! K.M.

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