Emily 2


I like this Frank. Adding a little background adds to the figure sketch.

Lovely work Frank. Like the melancholic atmosphere you have created.

Nice little oil pastel sketch, I find them difficult to use , you have done a good job.

Thanks Lewis, yes it stops the figure from floating. Thanks Carole, that was partly to do with the model. Thanks Paul, so did I at first, but perseverance usually pays off eventually 😊

I’ve tried a couple of life drawing sessions Frank and I found it so difficult. It must be the hardest discipline in art. It’s pretty good Frank, I do like the pose.

Thanks Fiona, yes it can be tricky, best to just get a few lines down as quick as you can and not worry too much about the end result. Emily has some fabulous poses on her Instagram page and actively encourages artists to paint from her photos.

Lovely, Frank.

Hang on Studio Wall

Loosening up a bit with this alla prima oil pastel sketch, a few things going wrong with it but still, we try 😊. Thanks to @emilymetalskin for letting me use her photo. A3 on Clairefontaine Gris paper.

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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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