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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.

Sep. 14, 2021 | Posted in Blog, Painting and Drawing , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Holly Sophia Julia CUNLIFFE | Course: Painting and Drawing

Painting and Drawing vol.11 (One-Year Course – Holly)

Week 12
Monday had a drawing lesson in the morning. I continued painting the life model(1,2), then I met up with my mum and uncle for lunch in the market square for pizza and spent the rest of the day with browsing around the shops (3).
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Tuesday, I took my mum and uncle up to Fiesole to show them the views from that side of Florence(4) then to Piazza Michelangelo(5,6) followed by the Duomo (7) then eventually enjoyed a hot chocolate and a few drinks in a few Irish bars around the city(8).
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Wednesday Said goodbye to my mum and uncle and headed to drawing class where I finished my painting of the live model (9) basic lesson cancelled
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Thursday Continued painting portraits then went to sculpture class in the evening building up a head and facial structure(10)
Friday, we had an art visit in the morning Santa Maria Maggiore close to the school it was stunning inside and had a fascinating history behind it and an impressive statue of a witch’s head hidden amongst the outdoor architecture

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