WE added skin tones to our monochrome portraits in this week’s drawing and painting class. Who would have thought that, to create realistic flesh colours, you start by mixing a black and finish by adding blue? Well, not me.
Here’s my effort. Hopefully the fisherman doesn’t look too much like one of his salmon.
I’ll miss next week’s class because we are away to see the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Faustus. Tim The Tutor says the following week we shall start analysing and deconstructing classic paintings, and then will attempt to reproduce them.
Ambition, as we say in Swansea, is critical.