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Paint a Pastel Background – Portrait after Manet

In this video clip Colin shows how to create a pastel background. In this example it's a background for Colin's version of Manet's Irma Brunner Portrait. He is using Faber-Castell Pitt Pastel Pencils on Ingres Fabriano Pastel Paper. To learn how to draw the full [...]

By | 2020-03-06T11:52:58+00:00 March 6th, 2020|Portraits|0 Comments

Visiting Castle Combe – Podcast #231

In this episode Colin talks about his new watercolour picture of Castle Combe and how in the 80s he visited to draw on location for filming a video. We dissect some of his watercolour techniques and achieving contrast with the background, middle-ground and foreground. Colin [...]

By | 2020-02-24T17:12:29+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Podcasts|0 Comments