Here’s an Orangutan I painted in Procreate. I like using the flowing hair brush to layer the hair. If I tried that using watercolor, the paper would turn to mulch? If I used acrylic, there would be the risk of overpainting so much that I’d lose the under layers. This way I can add as… Continue reading Painting in the digital medium is just as rewarding as with traditional methods
The first painting I did of the Sex Pistol baseman was a watercolor miniature. This new interpretation was painted on my new iPad Pro, using Procreate and several layers. I always tend to make him look too old.
NEW ALBUM ‘SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY’ COMING SPRING 2021 Marianne’s forthcoming spoken word album sees her recite the 19th-century British Romantic poets accompanied by musical arrangements by Warren Ellis, Brian Eno, Nick Cave and Vincent Segal. Produced by Ellis and Head, the album is named after Lord Byron’s portrait of infatuation, She Walks In Beauty and features… Continue reading Marianne Faithfull portrait
Artwork by Mark Young Johnny Rotten – Sex Pistols The single “Anarchy in the U.K.,” the Sex Pistols established punk as a national style that combined confrontational fashions with sped-up hard rock and allusive, socially aware lyrics that addressed the reduced expectations of 1970s teens. Armed with a critique of the music industry and consumerism—embodied in songs such as… Continue reading British Punk Rock