Blue Me


Wow. Brilliant work.

That excellent Frank, it quite amazing the detail you have in there.

Great work, Frank. (Thought at first it might be a linocut.)

An excellent portrait.

It's excellent Frank, really well done.

Works really well. Well done.

Thanks everyone for commenting. Jenny, I think this may have worked well as a linoprint and I was torn between the two mediums.

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Self portrait for our art club's February challenge which is "Blue". I simplified the original photo to three shades of blue plus white. Surprising how speedily this came together due to not having to worry about colour mixing. Gouache on cartridge paper (which turned out to be too thin for the job) 21x21cm.

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Frank Bingley

I've had very little tuition over the years except for a two year course during the late 1990s in watercolour. Since retirement in 2012, I now have time to pursue my love of painting. In recent years I have ventured into linoprinting, acrylics , oils and gouache. Gouache is fast becoming my…

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