2019 Art Thread

Discussion in 'photography, graphics & art' started by Archimage, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. Archimage

    Archimage Kat Knapper

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  2. Archimage

    Archimage Kat Knapper

    Seems I misspelled the title, and unable to edit it.
     
  3. Fez909

    Fez909 toilet expert

    Thread tools -> edit title
     
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  4. Archimage

    Archimage Kat Knapper

    Thank you!
     
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  5. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    A couple of 'day off doodles'. First from Cascais (fancy coastal town close to Lisbon). There will be more about the train ride from Lisbon to Cascais on my blog within coming weeks, because it is a fabulous 40 Minutes. Passes through the supposed new hip barrios of Alcantara and Alges also.

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    A manipulated camphone shot of the funky monster building - home to Christies auctions.

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    A sketch and photo from local park today. Have been warming up for work.

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    Photo...
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  6. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    That Brutalist beautiful thing is right on the edge of Cascais - picturesque little seaside town. The next glorious delight is the casino at Estoril. Hundreds of years worth of beautiful imaginations before. Anyone who enjoys architecture needs to visit soon. It is the unnoticed residential stuff that works for me. The grandeur (old and new) is great, but the thousands of coastal retreats are just brilliant.
     
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  7. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    Another Two today (A4 on watercolour paper).

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    Nice contrast between nature and man-made. Wonder how the architect and garden designer imagined things would be. The garden was redesigned. Not sure why.

    The oak is a Spanish oak. Not to be confused witn Portuguese, or Cork oak which also grow locally. The richest man in Portugal died last year. His fortune came from cork. It is now safe in the hands of *Rhodesian banks. How safe would that be?

    --// *Mozambique banks apparently. Not that it matters to me. Just thought it was worth correcting.
     
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  8. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    Bit fresh to be sat still working on the streets, so I have been half completing sketches on-site to complete in the warm with a mug of hot chocolate. I will post a finished Sao Paulo as and when.

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  9. Stanley Edwards

    Stanley Edwards 1967 Maserati Mistral. R.I.P.

    Another from my local park.
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    I was down yesterday. Back up enough to do gentle work. Actual sketching, or painting, whatever accounts for possibly less than 10% of my time and effort. The real work is much more difficult. People just don't see it. They never will. So, you have to focus your value on your art, and your art only.

    I am about to move up another level. Or, at least move up during this year. Lisbon is the right place to start right now. And, I am stuck here anyway :D
     
  10. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    Still continuing my art journey into watercolours. I practise nowhere near enough (maybe five a year - lol).

    In my illness I managed to finish one postcard of a krakow flower shop which I started in the autumn, and a study of an avocado (wet on wet exercise). I ended up really overworking the paper. :(

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    I've decided to venture into portraits. So far I'm. Not too unhappy.

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  11. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    I finished it..

    It's the first painting Ive done I'm pleased with.

    Finally feel like I'm getting there! IMG_20190210_174444.jpg
     
  12. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

    That's excellent. Who is she?
     
  13. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    :) thanks.

    It's just a random portrait I found on the webs. She looks a little older in my picture.. Still not sure why.

    I really liked her expression. Oozing confidence. girl-835057_1920.jpg
     
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  14. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

    It's a great photo, and a great painting.
     
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  15. Ladystardust

    Ladystardust New Member

  16. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    The Church on The Rock - Krakow IMG_20190716_180027.jpg

    Watercolour and ink
    Postcard sized
     
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  17. friedaweed

    friedaweed Sitting down for a wee

    That's a crackin picture :cool:
     
  18. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

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    It's a fox, mate.
     
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  19. Clair De Lune

    Clair De Lune Well-Known Member

    Some close ups from a painting I'm working on. 20190710_165033.jpg 20190710_165100.jpg 20190710_165121.jpg 20190710_165144.jpg 20190710_165204.jpg 20190710_165224.jpg 20190710_165320.jpg
     
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  20. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    Oo! Nice! What medium are you using?
     
  21. Clair De Lune

    Clair De Lune Well-Known Member

    Acrylic and ink
     
  22. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    Painted another thing.

    This fucking tree is confounding me.

    I am shit at trees. I guess its something I'll hsve to practise.

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  23. a_chap

    a_chap When the world came apart, where were you?

    Get a 4" wide brush...

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  24. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    Doesn't work with watercolour.
     
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  25. a_chap

    a_chap When the world came apart, where were you?

    Could be where you're going wrong. Just ask Bob.
     
  26. Lupa

    Lupa Well-Known Member

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    Recent seaside sketch...I'm leaving as is.
    Oil on board
     
  27. Lupa

    Lupa Well-Known Member

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    One I'm working on... Killarney lake view.
    Oil on canvas
     
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  28. Lupa

    Lupa Well-Known Member

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    Small painting.
    Oil on board.
     
  29. FabricLiveBaby!

    FabricLiveBaby! Live Baby Fabric!

    I painted my friend.

    It's still watercolour but I mixed it up a bit with acrylic pen for hair highlights and ink for the frame. I then went a bit mad and took inspiration from stained glass and inked around some features. Topped it all of with a glitter frame to make it super extra ostentatious.

    Note to self: still shit at trees (see background)

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  30. Archimage

    Archimage Kat Knapper

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    I made a face out of hash. hehe..
     
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