Posts by Peter D'Alessandri

24WA Studio Show

24WA Studio Show

I shall be showing a couple of paintings at the forthcoming 24WA Studio Show in Southend on Sea, which opens...

Finishing Old Paintings

Finishing Old Paintings

So, I’ve been working with glazes this morning on one of my current paintings. When I finished, I thought that, instead...

Hand Maid

Hand Maid

I will be showing my painting “Maxine – The Three Graces” at the upcoming exhibition “Hand Maid”, which will be...

Feast of Venus – problem pose

Feast of Venus – problem pose

For the past few weeks I have been working almost exclusively on my interpretation of The Feast of Venus. I...

Feast of Venus – preparatory sketches

Feast of Venus – preparatory sketches

I have just finished a third sitting with life models in preparation for my “Feast of Venus”. It went quite...

Feast of Venus – Update

Feast of Venus – Update

I had my first sitting in preparation for my “Feast of Venus” piece. I have ten female figures in total in this...

The Feast of Venus – life models wanted

The Feast of Venus – life models wanted

I’ve settled on a provisional layout for my Feast of Venus painting. Most of the figures are quite well defined...

The Feast of Venus

The Feast of Venus

I recently came across an interesting project by the artist Inga Krymskaya, where she is inviting artists to contribute their own interpretations to...

New Studio, New Work…, a new start

New Studio, New Work…, a new start

For various reasons, I’ve ended up having a very difficult nine months, work wise. I’ve barely finished anything, and paintings that I started over...

New Artist Fair

New Artist Fair

Being in the middle of a studio move, I’ve not had time to post anything about the New Artist Fair,...

Figure and Portrait

Figure and Portrait

I will be exhibiting three paintings at the upcoming “Figure & Portrait” exhibition at BAR gallery, from 12th-25th September. The...

Hanging arrangement

Hanging arrangement

I’ve been working on a few different hanging arrangements for the forthcoming New Artist Fair. The organisers had mentioned that they...

New Artist Fair

New Artist Fair

I have a space at the New Artist Fair Summer Exhibition, held at the Old Truman Brewery 4th-6th September. I...

Sweet ‘Arts Summer Art Festival and Art Bar Crawl

Sweet ‘Arts Summer Art Festival and Art Bar Crawl

Here is the rather nice poster for Sweet ‘Art’s “Punch” exhibition, in which I will be showing my painting “Relationships Series...

Estuary Fringe

Estuary Fringe

I shall be taking part in the Estuary Fringe festival this year. Their website is estuaryfringe.weebly.com and their Facebook page can be...

Work in progress – Evolution of a Painting

Work in progress – Evolution of a Painting

I have had a number of life drawing sittings with the same model, Kaya, over the past few weeks. It’s...

Pastels

Pastels

This is a pastel drawing I made during yesterday’s sitting with the life model Kaya. It has been years since...

Life drawing, preparatory sketches

Life drawing, preparatory sketches

Here are some sketches from this week’s life drawing session. As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been struggling with the...

New model, portrait sitting

New model, portrait sitting

I arranged a sitting with a new model for this morning. I had originally advertised on Purpleport.com for a life...

Pure Painting

Pure Painting

I have just learned that I have had the latest painting from my Relationship Series accepted for inclusion in the...