self portrait

self portrait
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An interesting portrait, Mark. To use the three main colours in a pallet is brave. Your brushwork looks free and purposeful, no muddy areas, and un-fussy. The addition of the low key green works well and helps to bring the portrait to the fore. Lovely work.

Posted by C Jones on Mon 21 Jul 09:30:51

I agree. I really like your style, which I think I have mentioned before. It's nice to see you using oils.

The urge to copy is incredibly mind boggling difficult to resist. I struggle with that, and yet what you see is just a simple surrender to an impulse to be myself.Thank you for your observations.

Hang on Studio Wall
13/04/2015
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oil on prepared paper

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Mark Wogan

New Zealand born. Australasian Gold and Bronze medal awards in Screen-print for best design 1997-1998. 12 years as a first class printer enabled me to grapple with images from simple to complex, colour separations, and attention to detail to work up powerful images. This provides the basis for…

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