The Chinese Model In Timelapse

I’ve been trawling through my YouTube channel and thought I’d post one of the short timelapse films that Husb makes while I work. Here I am copying Tretchikoff’s “The Green Lady” or “Chinese Girl”. It took ages, so much detail in the dress, although the head was fairly straightforward. Here’s me painting her in lessContinue reading “The Chinese Model In Timelapse”

Timelapse Tretchikoff

Here’s a short timelapse video of me copying Tretchikoff’s Green Lady – I wish I could do it this fast!!!   A Chance To Own One Of My Artworks I have some small screenprints for sale, inspired by my drawings of the taxidermy collection at Swansea Museum. I have given these antique artifacts a modernContinue reading “Timelapse Tretchikoff”

Faking The Ultimate Kitsch

Finished faking the Green Lady, portrait of Monica Pon-su-san by Vladimir Tretchikoff

Green Lady’s Yellow Frock

I’ve nearly finished the copy of Vladimir Tretchikoff’s “Green Lady” that I started a couple of weeks ago. I think her head is just about done now, so today I did a lot of work on the yoke of her dress. It’s an elaborate embroidered silky fabric and I’ve never painted anything like this before.Continue reading “Green Lady’s Yellow Frock”

Green Cheese

She’s green and this is possibly one of the cheesiest paintings of the 20th century (1952). She’s The Green Lady (also Chinese Girl) by the Russian painter Vladimir Tretchikoff. I did a Zoom tutorial this evening with Ed Sumner, who runs the Cheese and Wine Painting Club on Facebook on Fridays. It’s a late oneContinue reading “Green Cheese”