David Olusoga


good likeness

Posted by Bob Ward on Sat 25 Jul 14:22:32

Very good portrait Mick and from an unusual and challenging angle. Like your brushwork.

Fabulous portrait and knew who it was without seeing the title - he has such a lovely and interesting face.

I like the angle and muted colours you’ve used.

Very recognisable and different.

Extremely well captured, spot on.

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300x200mm Oil on canvas. This preparatory sketch was initially Intended to be worked up as the middle panel of a triptych with a working title of See, Hear, Say. The triptych idea has been put aside for the present (at least) and I am now working on a larger piece where the portrait is contained within a deep frame comprising painted fragments of biographical imagery.

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Michael (Mick) Leetham-Cooper

Returning to oil painting after a career in art education and art software development, I have become fascinated by the ubiquity of photographs and the 'reality' they present - particularly those fleeting, casual and disposable images which, nevertheless, offer something deeper. Such photos are my…

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