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Struggling with painting a great composition or mixing intense

Struggling with painting a great composition or mixing intense


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Awards include the Jerwood Painting Fellowship Award in 2015-16. He is currently living and working in London.

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You can begin to paint free-form, try out a simple method like a monochromatic painting or try a self-portrait as a warmup.

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