I have taken what seems to me a long break from painting. It’s involuntary, I suffer from SAD during the winter months and it can really slow me down. This year I escaped the depression but I still got the tiredness, plus the aches and pains. The good news is that brighter days are now… Continue reading Just painting anything to get going again
Every Thursday I run my own life drawing class here in Stockholm and this means I need to create a drawing or a watercolour to help publicise the event. So yes, some weeks I am quite desperate to paint a model. Deadlines, deadlines – even artists stress sometimes.My life drawing is streamed live because of… Continue reading I am sometimes desperate to paint a naked model
Yes, it was the premiere for Meldrum Watercolour Demonstrations yesterday evening. It went well I thought even if the sound wasn’t 100%. I have already solved that little technical problem.A full video of the live demonstration is available to my supporters on Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/meldrumartI hope these videos help those of you who want to develop… Continue reading My first live Watercolour Demonstration on Zoom
Just playing around, trying to put a bit of nerve into my nude studies. Click the thumbnail below if you would like to see the full-sized image.
It’s always difficult to know when to stop painting a watercolour. Maybe I should have stopped already after the first wash. It doesn’t matter, it was just a sketch, I was playing with some paper I haven’t used for years, Fabriano Artistico /S, it’s really difficult to paint on. The blending of colours is difficult.… Continue reading Maybe I should have stopped painting earlier