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Paul Gauguin

Artist Paul Gauguin seems to have been quite a selfish man, abandoning his wife and children in Europe whilst he went swanning off across the globe to have relationships with…

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After Magritte

An attempt at a very famous painting by Renee Magritte. Finally!  The last sheet in that awful book! Here’s a version of French artist Magritte’s The Son of Man.  He…

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After Sargent

An attempt at a painting by John Singer Sargent: Sargent’s Jacques Barenton, the original is 22.5 * 18 inches and not quite as rosy cheeked! I enjoyed doing this despite the…

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After Thayer

I love Thayer’s paintings and this one of a pot of roses is no exception.  It was quite hard to do, he has such a loose style.  The original is…

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After Monet

Poppy Field by Claude Monet is such a lovely fresh painting. Women and children taking a stroll in beautiful fields. Their hats and parasols brightening the scene alongside the dainty…

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After Manet

‘Gypsy with a Cigarette’ by the French painter Edouard Manet is the next Master Copy I’ve attempted (in that cheap and nasty canvas pad I mentioned in the Cezanne post)….

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After Cezanne

An attempt at a famous painting by Paul Cezanne. I bought a cheap book of canvas sheets, the surface is really rough and awful to paint on.  And I finally…

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