Facial Expression An exhibition celebrating the human face From portraiture to caricature the human face has remained central to visual expression. This show features the work of Illustrators Ireland members exploring this theme. To be opened by John Minihan- Iconic Photographer Thursday 26th February @ 8pm The United Arts Club 3 Upper Fitzwilliam St Dublin…Details
A recent scraperboard.
Three portraits from life drawing at the United Arts Club.
The finished scraperboard, worked up from the charcoal drawing I posted earlier.
A life drawing, sanguine on paper. 20 minutes.
A preliminary drawing for something I’m working on. Charcoal and pastel on tinted paper WB Yeats The Stare’s Nest by My Window The bees build in the crevices Of loosening masonry, and there The mother birds bring grubs and flies. My wall is loosening; honey-bees, Come build in the empty house of the stare. We…Details
I will be teaching another life drawing session Saturday 7th February 2015 @ Kennedy’s studios,Harcourt St The class will deal with the dynamics of drawing the human figure- Light, form, weight plus measuring and estimating angles. The model will be illuminated with strong lighting to emphasise the form. Materials will be limited to charcoal, pastels…Details
Two hour sitting, charcoal and pastel.