I feel as though I am in a void when it comes to a style. So I have decided to take three of my strongest skill sets and merge them into a style. I believe this is the way to go since I am sure I would love whatever I create with this so called 'Style de Shelly'. I am working on a beautiful piece which was commissioned and I am going to add aspects of the three styles in it.
My home work is to now focus on that style........whatever I choose to paint MUST show elements of the…READ MORE
So the scientist is back in the house! Just had an idea and I dont know if its brilliant yet. I am going to try and merge fantasy with realism using glazing. If you dont hear back from me in a few days I am still working on the piece. In the interim I am going to do another self portrait. The first one was a mix of.....(I dont remember the term) ah!! caracature I believe it is and realism. This one is going strictly on the realistic side of things - head wrap and all.
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So I have been experimenting with a series of different things and I have come to the following revelations:
1. I am the artist and what I say goes! Thats it! my mediums are my choice and if I want to step out of the box I will do so. The world will just have to keep up.
2. I fell in love with using acrylics on watercolour paper and I believe I will continue to put my art of this. It gives a matte and very realistic finish which is phenomenal.
3. As my skills…READ MORE