Posts Tagged ‘Figure Painting’

This was a weird painting to paint, because I didn’t have any details to work with. All I had was the sketches from a few posts ago.  Blowing them up on a four by five foot canvas was a tricky exercise. Advertisements


Nude Beach Bag

20Jul11

One of the biggest problems that art school students face is what to do with old paintings that no one wants. It would be a shame to throw them away because they were a lot of work, but they also take up a lot of room and aren’t quite good enough to hang on a […]


Pigeons Again

30May11

Busy day today. I decided to finish this painting once and for all. The biggest alteration was the asphalt in sun colour which was a bit greener beforehand.  This is the final painting minus a gloss finish. Time to start something new. 🙂 I got some ideas while watching soccer the other day.


Here is a painting based on a sketch I posted a few weeks ago.  It’s not completely finished, but it’s close enough.  I’m thinking of putting a coat of gloss finish over the entire painting after it’s dry, so that the colours really come out. I’m also not sure about whether or not the light […]


This is my final two week painting for my figure painting class.  This canvas is about 2.5 by 3.5 feet. I went a little too orange in places, but besides that I am pretty happy with this painting.


This was an assignment for figure painting where we were supposed to place a figure in a space. I lifted this figure from some marathon and placed her in a bedroom. If you find this interesting, you might find the paintings of Eric Fischl a lot more interesting.  I was looking at his stuff before […]


These are half finished figure paintings from a two day session.  I like the way that the old paintings I was covering are showing through. These are much more interesting to me than the finished versions because they show process and include the gesture of the under drawing.