Tag: self portrait

  • Self Portrait at 40

    Self Portrait at 40

    I had my 40th birthday last month, so I thought I’d paint a self-portrait to mark the occasion.

  • Painting again, and Studio Clearance

    Painting again, and Studio Clearance

    Wow, almost a year since my last post here, and the end of the 100 heads challenge, during which I was solely working on my drawing skills. Almost immediately after that, I started painting again, and it’s been nice getting to grips with colour again.

  • The art of the Selfie

    The art of the Selfie

    Anyone who draws or paints portraits has most likely done their fair share of self portraits. While it may seem to some like an exercise in narcissism, it is in fact mainly a matter of convenience. It’s not easy to find people willing to sit still for several hours while you draw them, so it…