watching not watching

watching not watching

Lovely brush strokes James, especially to show the movement in her hair.

It reminds me of holidays on the beach. Icecream and big waves. What more do you need !You have caught the atmosphere well .

Hang on Studio Wall

I saw her on the beach at Shanklin, clearly absorbed by the incoming tide, meanwhile small child was using observational skills! Quick pencil sketch and this acrylic later; I've never used texture in acrylic before, the sand has bits of garden soil in!

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james hair

I'm an amateur artist. not entirely self-taught as I attended portrait classes for some years. There I learned how to look carefully. There's not much opportunity for posed portraiture now, but as an avid observer and sketcher I try to capture moments, movements, postures , scenery, atmospheres…

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