Angelic UpstArts

Where to start the artistic adventures of 2018? I had an idea for a larger canvas over the 2017 Christmas period – and following some good advice from Carole – I began with a developmental sketch, seen below.

First Art of 2018.jpg

From there I scaled the idea up and went from monochrome to colour. I’m not convinced by the larger piece yet – I think I need to make the figure looser, somehow. I’ll keep playing.

The canvas is 80cm x 30cm and the paper is 25cm x 10cm. The dessert spoon is shown to help you get a sense of the difference in size between the two pieces.

The two pieces are currently untitled – and I am grateful to MJ Carty for putting the blog title idea in my head, thank you.

Update: The monochrome sketch has now sold.

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