Nude Study

Nude Study

A lovely nude and a difficult pose to execute...I love the way you have used gentle washes to shape the body

I think this has the making of a good abstract if you could do something with the foreground foot. Cézanne had difficulties with feet so you are in good company. A more abstract approach would stop people like me wondering what happened to her other arm, her hands, other breast and other foot and what she is sitting on and indeed how she is managing to stay in that position.

No excuses Jenet. I found this black and white photogaph in an old book of photography that has been in the loft for years, thought it would make a nice painting. Sorry!

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Nude Study Watercolour with a gold filler background

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Fred Elwell

Born In South London now living in Hampshire. A self taught artist although I did attend evening classes at The City and Guilds of London School of Art. As they didn't teach painting in artificial light I had to be content with life drawing two evenings a week. I also did all day on Sundays but…

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