Salvaging A Failed Painting…

As an artist is always learning at whatever stage of the game, it stands to reason there’ll be a few screwed up pieces of paper and unfinished canvases along the way. This one was almost 5 feet tall when I worked on it, I tried to get it right but it simply wasn’t having a bar of it. I’ve been through this a couple of thousand times or more over the years so naturally, thought nothing of it. Luckily I thought to take a photo of it before I painted over it, and equally lucky that I know my way around a Wacom tablet and painting software. I salvaged it with very little work and I’m happy as a result.

A win.

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Here’s the ‘before’ (abandoned) version…

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Big Art Dump

have been focused on other areas of late, apologies for the lack of art here, I’ve been really busy however, here’s some of what I’ve been up to.

As I have a solo exhibition coming up in February, I thought I’d better try and learn how to paint, these small, often quick sketches are really helping…

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Work(s) In Progress…

I have a few paintings on the go, dotted around the room, I try and keep them moving along in between commissioned bits and pieces. Here’s how these are shaping up so far…

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And here’s a sketch I made earlier, I like these 1 hour doodles as I’m able to¬†try out new things¬†without feeling like I have to create a masterpiece…

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This one was a very quick, end of the day doodle, very much enjoyed the loose quality of this one…

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Back To Realism…

And I had a GREAT time painting this.
It’s been a while since I got out the acylics and painted anything this detailed. I miss it. Used to do it all the time. May do some more (chuckles).
This one’s currently up for sale on my ‘ART FOR SALE’ website, see here for the link:

http://pocockillustrationartsale.weebly.com/1/post/2014/03/art-for-sale.html

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