Painting in acrylics after Degas’ ‘Woman Seated on a Balcony’. Continue reading ‘Frock Stays On’
Painting after a photograph by Gerard Ufera, with permission. Continue reading ‘Backstage’
Remember those quiz questions that go something like, UK law or Game of Thrones? Well here’s another – Abstract art or painter’s palette? Whilst this may seem somewhat uncharitable with regard to contemporary art, I think there is a valid … Continue reading Contemporary art or palette?
Asked to make a detailed painting of weeds on a mid-tone base, obviously I went for black cartridge, big brushes, and an animation. If there are any resonances, they’re Dutch vanitas (faint), and Kim Baker’s updated version of same (a little louder). Continue reading Weeds – painting animated in Pixaloop/MotionLeap
All artwork and manipulated images (c) suzanne conboy-hill 2020. The art work they came from is on my dedicated UPM module blog here, here, and here. Continue reading 21st century tondos
I know, probably illegal! These came about as part of my degree course but absolutely lent themselves to a bit of digital jiggery pokery via Pixaloop for iPhone/pad. The art work they came from is on my dedicated UPM module blog here, here, and here. Continue reading Tinkering with tondos
This is from my OCA blog, Understanding Painting Media: “Periodically, when I get stuck or frustrated at how things are going, I make a copy of a painting that’s caught my eye. It could be the colours, the style, the … Continue reading Painting for practice
After a lifetime in health care with varying degrees of responsibility, it was a joy to retire and do something less critical. Art would be about footling around with paint and getting charcoal on your nose, and nobody would die if I forgot who Matisse was. I was wrong on all counts except, obviously, the […] The meaning of art — Conboyhillpaintingmedia This is a re-post from one of my OCA blogs sparked by a series of exercises that seemed, in the current context which, in all fairness, the author of the course unit could not have anticipated, empty, trivial, self … Continue reading The meaning of art — Conboyhillpaintingmedia