Importance of Shading Practice

I drew the curves first in the study below. Somehow they reminded me of part of a leg bone near the joint.  It was only natural to insert the ‘ball’ part of the ‘ball and socket’ joint, to complete the idea. The design came out fine, only it wasn’t exactly the picture I had in […]


After my attempts at atmospheric painting based on the wonderful work of Maurice Sapiro, I thought I would take a look at some of JMW Turner’s paintings. When I see Turner’s and Sapiro’s works, I don’t think of them as paintings, but rather am transported to a state of mind imparted by the subtle combinations of colors. […]

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