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Harry Potter Painting

I painted a Harry Potter painting for my sister in law's Christmas present. I used Acrylic paint on 24'' x 30'' canvas. In this post I've included photos from a few of the stages.

 

My final Harry Potter V Voldemort painting

My final Harry Potter V Voldemort painting / Acrylic / Stretched Canvas 24'' x 30''

The original film poster I used as a reference

The original film poster I used as a reference

I tried a new technic for this painting that my husband uses, drawing a grid on the canvas & photo your working on to help getting there proportions correct

I tried a new technique for this painting that my husband uses, drawing a grid on the canvas & the photo you're working on to help get their proportions correct

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I used acrylic paint as it dries quicker

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My final Harry Potter V Voldemort painting

My final Harry Potter V Voldemort painting / Acrylic / Stretched Canvas 24'' x 30''

 

 

My art

 

In this post I have uploaded a few of the paintings I did at college and uni. I was influenced by German expressionists movement of paint and how they dealt with the changing world around them.

 

Naomi Mckeever / Acrylic on canvas

 

Naomi Mckeever / Acrylic on canvas

 

Cycle of life / Naomi Mckeever / Acrylic on canvas

 

Naomi Mckeever / Acrylic on canvas.

 

Cycle of life / Naomi Mckeever / Acrylic on canvas. 6ft by 4ft

China fashion week – Spring / Summer 2012

If you crave avant garde theatrical flights of fantasy, when it comes to this in terms of fashion weeks the country that stands out to me would have to be China.

The Chinese spring / summer 2012 shows did not hold back on make-up and flamboyant costume. The MGPIN make-up and styling show took place in Beijing; most of the images on this post are from those shows. The usual less is more mantra that usually applies to catwalk make-up certainly does not apply, hold on to your brushes make-up lovers.

MGPIN Make-up Styling 2012 of China Fashion Week Spring / Summer / photo from Getty Images

Tsai Meiyue wedding dress- spring / summer 2012

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 / photo from Getty Images

NE TIGER Couture 2012

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 / photo from Getty Images

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 - Photo by Feng Li Getty Image

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 / photo from Getty Images

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 - Photo by Feng Li Getty Image

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 Photo Lintao Zhang Getty image

MGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 / photo from Getty ImagesMGPIN Make-up Styling spring / summer 2012 / photo from Getty Images

Inspiration – Sylvia Ji

My good friend Lisa introduced me to the work of Sylvia Ji. Studying Fine Art I was always drawn to figurative forms of painting.

Sylvia Ji is a young painter who inspires me with her bold use of colour, movement of paint and subject matter.

Sylvia always paints women, some of them being symbolic reflections of herself or portraits of people she knows. The eyes of the subjects always inflect both mystery and soul.

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