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Holly Sophia Julia CUNLIFFE

Nationality: British
Course: Painting and Drawing
Program: One-Year Course
Period: Sep. 2, 2019 - Apr. 24, 2020

Hello, this is Holly, I am from a small English city called Chester. I am from a creative background studying from Fine Arts, Textiles and Fashion Design expanding skills as far as special effects makeup and photography as a hobby. I am currently studying Painting and Drawing to gain a style and learn everything about the Italian Renaissance techniques.

Aug. 04, 2021 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Holly Sophia Julia CUNLIFFE | Course: Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing vol.10 (One-Year Course – Holly)

Week 11
This Monday session continued with life drawing.
Following up from this, I went for ice-cream with classmates (1)
Afterwards I went back to school to prepare a portrait painting for Wednesday’s basic painting lesson. (2)
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Then I went to the Accademia museum to see Michelangelo’s David and explore the art from different eras. (3,4,5,6,)
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Tuesday I decided to continue with my painting I prepared on Monday (7,8)
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Wednesday again continued with life drawing with a Sanguine pencil. (9)
Then I continued working on my portrait painting. (10)
After the lesson I went to the library to get a study book on the history of the Medici Family(11)
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Thursday continued painting with acrylic paint on my portrait painting. After my colours had dried I wasn’t happy with the outcome, so I decided to work back into the painting more then went to a sculpture class to gain more skills. I enjoyed this and thought it can influence my drawing skills a lot. (12)
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