7 WAYS TO BEGIN A PAINTING
There are different ways to create a painting, routes that take you from blank canvas or sheet of paper to finished painting. None is better or more correct than another, they’re merely different. It’s a question of trying each and seeing which you prefer, which may be a mixture of techniques.
LINDA BIRCH’S WEEKLY PAINTING OBSERVATION
Medium will be pencil followed by watercolour size A4 or larger.
Draw a landscape without taking the pencil off the paper (Continuous Line ) Find a landscape and using a 2b pencil make your drawing without taking the pencil off the paper until finished.
Then paint as normal
IAN FRANCE’S TOP 10 SYMPHONIES
Beethoven 7- Royal Concertgebouw c. Ivan Fischer.
Number 1 in a series of 10 of Ian France’s Top 10 Symphonies (from the Romantic Era). Beethoven’s Symphony no.7 in A major An Apollonian master-class in rhythmic vitality and melodic zeal. A grand slow introduction and buoyant 1st movement, familiar (not too slow)2nd movement, fast presto 3rd with repeated trio and an almost manic finale.