Updates form my Art World September 2017

addictive sketcher afro BBC BBC One Show demo Demonstrations Karl Taylor One to One Tutoring Open Studio Heatherley's RA drawing rooms Sketches on Public transport Turner and the Sun `sketches

1. Sketches on public transport.

2. One to One Coaching with Julia.

Collage of drawing demos and a picture of us together.

Talking about my sketches and drawings.

We worked of sketching on Public Transport together

Julia working on some of the techniques I showed her.
3.  Turner and The Sun.- I presented Turner and the sun on The One Show, BBC One.

4. Open Studio Teaching at Heatherleys

5. Portrait Demo...

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Alla Prima Techinque: Inside out-"Rain, Rain, Rain, Trafalgar Square"

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Rain, Rain, Rain, Trafalgar Square, 10" x 8", Oil on Board, SOLD

In this post I would like to explain in full detail, my process of painting a typical Urban Rainy Day in London.
I love rainy days because of the reflections and subtle greys but most importantly, I love them because it gives me the opportunity to test my drawing skills while painting. 

Painting shape by shape in the "Inside Out"...

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Winning the First Prize at Pintar Rapido in London 2013

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Adebanji painiting "The Summer Buzz at Kensington Church Street"

On Saturday we had a great Plein air Festival in London called Pintar Rapido. The Borough of Kensington and Chelseahosted up to 400 painters who registered to take part in this one day competition. Roger Beckett, the founder of this event in London got the idea from Spain and did a brilliant job to put this altogether in London for...

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Evening Light, Whistler Statue, Chelsea Embankment (The Process)

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Evening Light, Whistler Statue, Chelsea Embankment, oil on gessoed mountboard, 6" x 8"


I was determined to paint on an evening when the light was brilliant around the River Thames and the Chelsea Embankment. I thought I was going to go a bit further in search of a scene to paint when I suddenly got struck by the light hitting the Whistler Statuealong the...

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The Face of Homelessness Kings Road II

demo FACE OF HOMELESSNESS homeless london oil oil base pencil oil on board people portraits The Anders Zorn Palette `sketches

 To start off this post, I  have some good news I can't keep to myself, even though I'm going to do a separate post on this later, but I'm pleased to announce that I was elected an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters!!  It was an early Christmas present-as I got a phone call from The President on Sunday the 23rd of December, last year (I just had to chip this in)....;0) and...

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