Female Nudes

in oils, from life. Most of these paintings were done either at Kaji Aso Studio near Symphony Hall in Boston, at Tom Oulette's studio in the South Washington Arts Building, and at Kate Huntingon's figure drawing session in Providence. Please scroll right to see more images.

         
 

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2016
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1998
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2009
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1999
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2009

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2002
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2008
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2008
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2008
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2008
 
Lately I've been experimenting with older, rejected techniques. For instance, for the last 30 odd years I've painted on a white ground, eschewing the perfectly respectable imprimatura approach used here on the theory that such paintings are about light, rather than color. However, you'll note that I haven't had the opportunity to paint many nudes in the past few years, so I've been taking advantage of the long pose at Kate's weekly drawing session. It's only a forty minute pose and I've felt my efforts have been just a little too sketchy; hence this re-exploration of an academic technique. I may try a darker ground next time.                      

 

Done at Kate's Studio in Providence.

 

 

 

     

 

 

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