ADEBANJI ALADE: MY ART, MY PASSION FOR SKETCHING — Rosemary Brushes

The African Wrapper, 14" x 10", Oil on Canvas (The Painting Process)

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This piece is one from my series which celebrates African Fashion, with the focus on the African Wrapper.

The African Wrapper I, Oil on Canvas, 1, 2013

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I get really inspired by the colours and designs of African Fabric and the way the garments are worn, when it comes to the wrapper, it is tied in different ways. In this particular piece the model is in the...

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Nocturnes, Night Plein Air Painting in London (No 3 & 4)

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These are two more night plein air paintings I have done of London. These are both based around Sloane Square, one of my favourite spots in London.

 A very good reference to read alongside this post is in this months Edition of The Artists Magazine it has a full 3- paged article on Urban Nocturnes. In this article I share some demos and tips, methods and everything I do to get myself geared to...

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Nocturnes, Night Plein Air painting in London (No 2)

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This is another nocturne plein air I have done in London. This particular one was done on 2, 10" x 8" boards. I started off the first one then I thought it didn't justify the scene, so I decided to add another 10" x 8" board to it.

Trafalgar Square at Night, 20" x 8", Oil on board


 These are some other shots of the painting session in progress.

The First session in progress.

As I must have mentioned...

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Nocturnes, Night plein air painting in London (No 1)

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The next few posts will highlight a few plein air paintings I have done in London (mainly the Chelsea area, around my studio) and also interjected with a few day time ones and my post on being selected as an Associate Member of the ROI and also being featured in the METRO Newspaper on the 22nd of January with an article on Pintar Rapido.

It's been a great year so far!!


Night Reflections under Albert...

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