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Pieta (after Michaelangelo) – Wed 31st August 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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“Pieta” – Oil on Linen, 16 x 12 inches. Think I will leave this as is for the moment. Maybe more glaze and scumble later.

This painting is a head study of the Virgin Mary from the sculpture of La Pieta by Michaelangelo in the Vatican in Rome.

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On the Easel – Fri 26th August 2011

Friday, August 26th, 2011

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“Pieta” – Work in Progress, Oil on Linen, 16 x 12 inches. This is a warmed raw umber Frotte on a blue/green Imprimatura.

This painting is a head study of Mary from Michaelangelo’s Pieta sculpture in the Vatican in Rome.

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Dawn (after Michaelangelo) – Mon 22nd August 2011

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

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“Dawn” – Oil on Canvas, 37 x 37 inches. Think I will leave this as is for the moment.

This painting is based on the sculpture of Dawn by Michaelangelo for the tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici, in the Medici Chapel in Florence.

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On the Easel – Thurs 18th August 2011

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

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“Dawn” – Oil on Canvas, 37 x 37 inches, Work in Progress. This is the 1st painting using Cremnitz White, a warm and cold black and emerald green. Will try to leave some of the glow of the raw sienna imprimatura as I proceed.

This painting is based on the sculpture of Dawn by Michaelangelo for the tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici, in the Medici Chapel in Florence.

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On the Easel – Tues 16th August 2011

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

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“Dawn” – Oil on Canvas, 37 x 37 inches, Work in Progress. This is the Frottee, Raw Umber on an Imprimatura of Raw Sienna. Solid painting into this comes next.

This painting is based on the sculpture of Dawn by Michaelangelo for the tomb of Lorenzo de’ Medici, in the Medici Chapel in Florence.

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Vakarine – Fri 12th August 2011

Friday, August 12th, 2011

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“Vakarine” – Oil on Canvas, 46 x 21 inches. Final Painting. Will leave this as is.

Painted with Black, White and Venetian Red.

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On the Easel – Tues 9th August

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

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“Vakarine” – Oil on Canvas, 46 x 21 inches, Work in Progress. This is the end of the 1st painting.

Black and White on a grey toned canvas. Using Lavendar Spike Oil in the mix for this, I like the handling but it don’t half pong!

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