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Hi, I accidentally discovered Marks videos on Youtube the other night and was deeply inspired to join this great art site. I'm not a professionally trained artist but have always desired to be. Unfortunately it was more difficult to find this kind of training several decades ago and so my only option was to self train with the help of books. I've learned a lot through the years and I'm hoping to further develop my skills through Mark's courses and from other aspiring artists here! Hoping for the best to all of you and vive le'art!
Just another (quickish) head study. It could have been carried much further but it was around ninety some degrees in my studio and I wanted to get out fast. I have no air conditioning in there at the… (View Post)
I came across this picture of a woman wearing a traditional costume (not sure which nationality) and thought the contrast of the darks and lights might make it a rather interesting study. I knew I ha… (View Post)
I wanted to try my hand again at copying a small work by Sargent. This time, "Madame X Drinking a Toast" from 1882. I think one can learn a lot about an artist by doing this sort of thing and in my e… (View Post)
I found a photo of this dog some time ago and felt it would make an interesting portrait. I thought his almost entirely black coat was unusual for a German shepherd. The painting was done on a 16" x … (View Post)