2 fragment paintings, oil on board.
Saturday, 15 January 2011
It really has started now - on Monday, fuelled with an alcohol enhanced lunch, I accosted my first prospective sitter on the streets (he's got this beret thing going on with a flower and a big 'tache). To my surprise and relief he was more than happy to be a subject. One slightly awkward photo session later and I've got the material for a portrait. I do this sketch as a starter and even though it's in pencil and I can rub it out or not show anyone I get nervous for some reason - maybe this is going to be something big? Who knows? Who cares? Here's the sketch: