I’m still playing around with these coloured pencils. I sketched from a photograph I found on the internet, I like the pose, it’s hard to find erotic material on the net that is not too pornographic if you know what I mean. Where is the line between eroticism and pornography anyway? I guess that’s up… Continue reading Nude
I took my time with this portrait, working on it several times during the last week. Leonard Cohen portrait on A3 paper, coloured pencils.
Venue: The Swedish Academy of Realist Art I wish I could spend more time watercolouring, I mean, lots of time, even full-time. The month of April and May are the busiest time of the year for me at work, I have a number of fun web projects that I’m working on, but it keeps me from… Continue reading Thursday’s male nude portrait
Venue: konstskolan BASIS 2013.04-20 I’m experimenting with coloured pencils on light-brown paper since last week. I like the technique, it is a quick way to create a more three-dimensional form. Nude 2013.04.20 Nude 2013.04.20
Venue: The Swedish Academy of Realist Art 20130418 I actually turned up at the wrong life drawing session, I wondered why no one had arrived and then I slowly realised that I was at the wrong place on the wrong day! Luckily, I was half an hour early and so made it to the right address just… Continue reading Thursday’s life drawing
Useful compositional tips by Mark Mehaffey
Paola uses Photoshop and finger painting to create his works. His official website is, http://www.troilo54.com/. troilo_handpainting from paolo troilo on Vimeo. Raitune5 – Scuba ♪ Paolo Troilo ♦ 10.06.2012 from MigUel on Vimeo.
After one hour this painting was going real well. The pencil drawing was fine and the first watercolour wash felt good. Then, for the last hour of the session I painted layer upon layer of bad decisions. By the end of the session I was totally frustrated at my limited technique. So I scrubbed a… Continue reading Thursday’s figure painting
Venue: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. I was not able to do any life drawing for a whole week! … So I was very eager to sketch last night. 😉 Two minutes Five minutes + two Two minutes + two Five minutes Ten minutes Five minutes