Posts by Peter D'Alessandri

Hackney Wick & Fish Island DIY Open Studios

Hackney Wick & Fish Island DIY Open Studios

Preparation for Open Studios at Britannia Works Studios, Fish Island

Preparation for Open Studios at Britannia Works Studios, Fish Island

Getting ready for Open Studios at the Britannia Works this weekend. Hard to choose what to hang, but I settled...

Open Studios

Open Studios

I will be taking part in the Open Studios event at Britannia Works (2nd floor), Fish Island.  I am not...

Feast of Venus – work in progress

Feast of Venus – work in progress

Over the last few days I have felt a little more confident about my Feast of Venus painting. It had...

SHE

SHE

I will be showing my painting “Arrangement on Red Carpet” for the first time at the upcoming exhibition “SHE”, which...

24WA

24WA

Had a change of mind about what I’m going to show at the forthcoming 24WA Studio Show.  I shall probably...

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...