Sean Cheetham: portrait live and in one session

It's hard to believe - once in order to draw a portrait of a beloved woman, your own or children's had to go to the studio to an artist, or to pose at home - he himself made visits with all his props. And the people decorously sat down in front of the easel, took the prescribed position and tried not to move - well, as they could, of course. Sometimes we sat like that for hours ...

Today the presence of a photoshop, camera, photo-realism and some other "photo" has sent this amazing tradition of creating portraits by the summer. And so it would be if a new star, Sean Cheetham, did not shine on the creative horizon of modern art. He completely devoted himself to the old technique, he has enough customers, only introduced one unique innovation: he paints a portrait during one single session, that is, it is not necessary to come a second time.




All works are created only in oil, and its balloon is very deep and saturated Michael Cheval art for sale - so the artist manages to catch subtle nuances and recreate the technique of old masters. Most often his friends become friends, more often his own wife, and all the images immediately bribe their honesty and frankness. Sean Cheetham has repeatedly participated in many solo exhibitions. Currently, he lives and teaches painting in one of the art schools in Los Angeles Vladimir Kush art for sale, but the main thing in his life considers portraits created "in one sitting."









Joseph Mallord William Turner paintings

Background, before a few years of sketch color experience. Also did not come into contact with the oil painting, but always wanted to draw, but because the material is so expensive. Probably, no more touch painting for a couple of years. Later, because the course arranged for the oil painting class, but the school is only to make the course and arranged, so the teacher with the nature, students also with the sex. But the painting or asked to buy, two students to buy a set. Pigments only bought: crimson, Ma Si gray, titanium white, yellow, orange, ultramarine, Payne gray, green, red, a total of nine kinds.
And then began to class, that is the class, in fact, let us choose a painting their own copy, a week also painted two hours. At that time I copied the picture of Joseph Marold William Turner.
This one


Feeling a lot of things. The teacher said the landscape is better painting, only let us choose the landscape painting, but I took the book inside, and only this picture is better.
In the first day began to draw, people are quite homogeneous, to the next day the third day only five or six students, in the painting. At that time the teacher is no matter not come, as long as the end of the three oil paintings on the OK. At that time I still do not want to spend extra money, but also want to draw their own, when 8:20 class, I go to the first seven o'clock to get ready to work. I remember once, the teacher has been looking at me earlier than him, he even asked me, is not insomnia. I was on the black question mark.
In this way, a semester passed, I copy this picture, really, before and after painting time together, this picture, also painted more than two days. Still can not be painted complete.
But I also want to have a good painting since then as a hobby. Do not say good or bad, it will eventually make me calm down.
It is a bit more, to write this is actually want to record the first painting of the mentality of painting.
This is the copy of the year.


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Alfred Sisley A Path in Louveciennes Oil Painting

The downside is that the composition fails, because the copy is a vertical version, ignoring the horizontal proportions


This painting is a lot of good friends love, visible taste is more important than the foundation



Feeling bad, free to do this, so chaos must be original, express my feelings


Copy of the Morandi, I like his color, his style, painting should be like this, like a painting


With a scraper, or concise, if the backdrop is gray, framed it would be great, it was original



Or that style, really I like, about 6 hours to draw



I refuse to portray, because the foundation is not easy, easy to paint ugly, charm can not draw, but this silhouette or will be able to see, original

Alfred Sisley A Path in Louveciennes Oil Painting




New Year's Day painting, or small format, 20 square side

Less than a month, painted eight paintings, and occasionally idle to paint, only a failed, copy of the Impressionist, half-way can not go on, with the canvas is not the main brush strokes will not be used, although I like Monet, but he does not paint for the time being

Take the eighth and the first comparison, the progress is not very obvious, so I want to say anything, the oil painting is not so hard to think, on the contrary, it is very simple entry, simple than Chinese painting, even without painting skills, as long as your taste Better, to judge their own ability to reasonable, choose to copy the object suitable for the painting, it is easy to draw to hang up hanging on the wall works, each painting I will be sent to the social platform, friends circle a few unfamiliar people Want to buy my paintings, although I did not sell, but very happy to be grateful, this is my greatest encouragement, of course, good friends about more painting, and then over time will meet the individual friends.
In short, this self-painting to give me a lot of harvest, it makes me quiet down, but also expressed some of my emotions, let me temporarily ignore other things, only in the painting, painting and reading as you calm things, I Still continue

by Alfred Sisley