ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — gessoed cardboard

Charing Cross Rd, Oil sketch, 7" x 12", 2009

alla prima gessoed cardboard oil sketch


Experimenting painting the outdoors, indoors- I worked on this piece for approx 3 hours to keep it fresh and lively as I would have painted it on the spot.

It's one of my most frequently walked roads in London, I always go to the Borders and Foyles Bookshop on this road to read art books!!!

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Josh in Sleep Mode XIII, 11" x 8", Conte/coloured pencil on gessoed cardboard, 2009

coloured pencils conte gessoed cardboard josh sleeping mode

This is number 13 in my current series of Josh in sleep mode.




I caught him this afternoon after lunch, needed to be fast because I tried using a few different media.

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