Here is a picture of my friends Douglas and Alicia with their two sons:
Here is a watercolour figure I did from a photo off the web. I was almost finished when I realised the bikini was painted on so I just left it off. An occupational hazard of downloading photos to paint. All in all I feel I have taken a step forward in understanding figures so – well there you are.
The painting is on Arches Hot pressed 300gm and is 380 x 280 mm
Here is a portrait of Sinead from one of her Matric Dance photos.
This is Sam. She is the grand-daughter of my good friend and tip-top watercolourist Mary Serrurier. Sam models for a group of painters and offered to sit for me. So one afternoon in between meetings in town we had a quick session. OK portraits are hard and this is what I did from photos that I took. This took much longer than the hour I had sitting with Sam. Maybe its a bit over-worked. But I am happy with this.
This is on Arches Hot Pressed and is 380x280mm
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Here is the drawing I did of the sermon where Jesus had lunch with Simon the Pharisee and the woman came in and washed his feet with tears and poured a bottle of perfume over them.
I did these illustrations for a Christmas sermon using khoki pen, stencils and spray cans. Each is on a sheet made of 3×2 flip-charts, mounted on a sheet of plywood.
Angels attend the birth:
I am sure you know the story that begins “A man had two sons…”:
Here is a set of drawings I did with fat khoki pens to illustrate a sermon on the story of David and Goliath. Here is the practice on Goliath of Gath:
watercolour on Arches 300gm 560×760