Willem de Kooning

I knew very little of de Kooning’s work before I was pointed to research him by my tutor. In considering many of the paintings and drawings that I had access to I was struck by a number of things:- How colourful his work is, and also the connection between his choice of colour and that…

Part 3. Project 5. Exercise 3.

I found this exercise as tricky as Part 2, Project, 4, Exercise 2 – still life in tone using colour, I find it incredibly difficult to work in tone, particularly when using colour.  I definitely reached the stage where it didn’t seem to be working for me’ and I opted to do as suggested and…

Part 3. Project 5. Exercise 2.

Having struggled with my choice of location for exercise 1 in this section I drove around to find somewhere that was more of interest to me.  The reason I chose to sketch in Chesham is a) the housing stock was much more interesting/older and b) the town is hilly so I was able to find a much…