Rosie McClelland Art

Archive for October, 2014|Monthly archive page

Life-drawing workshop

In drawing, Paintings, Workshops on October 25, 2014 at 3:12 pm


Oil on card 60 x 80cm 60 mins


Conte crayon on A2 cartridge paper 20 mins

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Conte crayon on cartridge paper 2 min poses


Conte crayon on A2 cartridge paper 20 mins


Oil on card 80 x 60cm 55 mins


From Dark to Light

In Demonstration, drawing, Painting Techniques, Paintings on October 18, 2014 at 7:07 pm

International Artist article

Earlier this year I was flattered to be asked to produce a demonstration article based on my pastel work for the magazine “International Artist” or “ia”.

I am delighted to be included in the October/November issue and-  get me – on the front page!

The magazine is full of great articles from artists across the world with demonstrations of techniques and peeks into their studios.







In Demonstration, Painting Techniques, Paintings on October 7, 2014 at 11:43 am

As a follow up to Saturday’s portrait workshop, I decided to start a new painting. So last night I covered an old portrait that wasn’t working with burnt umber and this morning started taking away the paint with a brush and later a cloth dipped in thinners.

The result is a rather spooky image!


It won’t stay like this for long I need to let this dry and start working into it. Perhaps I’ll post further stages in the development (and perhaps not….)

Portrait workshop with Simon

In drawing, Workshops on October 4, 2014 at 6:51 pm


2 minute warm-up sketches in charcoal on cartridge paper


Charcoal finger-drawing


Charcoal and white chalk on toned paper

I was tutoring this portrait session but was able to do a bit of sketching in between -stops me peering over people’s shoulders too much and making them nervous!