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SkyArts Portrait Artist of the Week – Melanie Blatt

Here’s my attempt at painting @melanieblatt in 4 hours in the company of @ingeartist. I’m still trying to loosen up and paint faster than I can think, so ended up going a bit ‘off piste’ with this one. My apologies for any perceived slight… 😬 Brilliant and funny conversation, though, so the time just flew by! Acrylic and …

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3rd Place in SkyArts Portrait Artist Of The Week

Woo hoo!! I’m absolutely thrilled to have been awarded third place on @skyarts Portrait Artist of the Week for my drawing of @robbierinder in the company of @garethreidart the other week! Huge thanks to @katebryan_art, @taishanschierenberg and @kathleen.soriano for picking me and for their generous comments about my work! Now feeling greatly encouraged… Congratulations to @laura_wenman for 2nd place, and to @catherinemacdiarmid for coming 1st with their lovely pieces!

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SkyArts Portrait Artist of the Week 4

Here’s my attempt at drawing @robbierinder in 4 hours whilst watching @garethreidart on #skyarts/#artistoftheyear ‘Portrait Artist of the Week’ live Facebook feed. Really enjoyed this one! Gareth gave a real masterclass on portraiture and even attempted to persuade Judge Rinder to hold a useful three-quarter view (without success, to be honest!) Still, Robert had a fascinating, sculptural face which was great …

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SkyArts Portrait Artist of the Week 3 – Reworked

Here’s my second attempt at painting @rankinarchive after watching @mimma_art on #skyarts/#artistoftheyear Portrait Artist of the Week’ Facebook feed. Thanks to all involved. Can’t wait for the next one! (Oil on panel 61cm x 61cm)#myPAOTW #portrait #portrait #portraitartist #livedemo #oilpainting #skyarts #rankin #practicepracticepractice #paletteknifepainting #impasto #andydobbieart