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The Corkman

The model for this portrait, who is from the southern Irish city of Cork, sat for five days during a David Kassan masterclass at the Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin. The first two days participants drew from the model in charcoal and chalk. Then the drawing was transferred to a panel and the next three days was painting from the live model. I worked on this for a further two sessions at home.

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portrait The Corkman

THE CORKMAN,  oil, 46 x 34 cm (18" x 13.5")

© Fergus A Ryan, 2014

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