Babe Magnet, 1964

Babe Magnet, 1964

Great depiction of form Michael an accomplished work. Well achieved

Thanks very much Dennis.

Very nice tonal work, Michael, and I like the immediacy of the piece.

Thanks for your encouragement Seok.

I like the palette you have used in this smashing study Michael

Thanks for your kindness Derek.

Good figure Michael, I like the palette fou this too. Great title !

Thanks very much Carole.

Good to see a male model for a change Michael. Beautifully painted with lovely colours.

Hey Michael, you're getting reall, really good at these!! Great shapes and tonal washes, not an easy pose I would think either.

Exciting tonal work, and excellent proportions. A really accomplished work.

Thank you, Satu, Fiona and Andre.

Fiona has said it. I was going to mention how the arm must have hurt after a very short time for the sitter!

Thanks Gudrun. Yes, it did hurt me after a while.

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Watercolour. Based on a sketch by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Sketched last night and painted at the Chester-le-Street Art Society this morning.

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Michael McManus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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