Posts Tagged: political doodle

In his library

Old man in his study

I think all of my favourite paintings and doodles are a combination of precision and accident. Although it would be difficult to find precision in this sketch, it was actually taken from an original photograph and not from my imagination.

In his library

Old man in his study

I think all of my favourite paintings and doodles are a combination of precision and accident. Although it would be difficult to find precision in this sketch, it was actually taken from an original photograph and not from my imagination.

Dabowski

more Politicians….

This time working with the same flat brush but in gouache instead of watercolour which results in  a flat more opaque colour and a little more aggressive.

Dabowski

more Politicians….

This time working with the same flat brush but in gouache instead of watercolour which results in  a flat more opaque colour and a little more aggressive.

Politicians

I was working from photos with a wide flat No.10 brush for these images. Sometimes I can’t help but get too involved in the detail of a painting or picture, especially when I’m not drawing from life. Using this kind

Politicians

I was working from photos with a wide flat No.10 brush for these images. Sometimes I can’t help but get too involved in the detail of a painting or picture, especially when I’m not drawing from life. Using this kind

German Politicians including Angela Merkel

political abstraction

How did I get to this? I guess I was trying to move away from straightforward representational sketching and find a looser more abstract style. I love the unpredictability of water-colour when used like this plus the fact that politicians

German Politicians including Angela Merkel

political abstraction

How did I get to this? I guess I was trying to move away from straightforward representational sketching and find a looser more abstract style. I love the unpredictability of water-colour when used like this plus the fact that politicians