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Tim Rose May 2011

Sheffield artist, Tim Rose, came to Crofton on Friday May 13th and demonstrated the painting of a street scene.

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Tim brought a sketch showing the front of Sheffield Town Hall on a busy, sunny day.

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He put white tape round the edge of his working sketch ready for the demonstration.

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Before starting he explained that he would be doing a tonal painting first. This will help him work out composition and lighting qualities for the colour picture.

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He mentioned his present project of painting the same street scenes at different times of day.

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Tim started the tonal painting with a blue colour wash down to the 'strategic edge'.

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The background buildings were painted, wet on wet, in blue with a touch of brown. The top of the tower is cropped to focus the eye at street level.

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As he painted in the crowd of people he pointed out that the heads are all at about the same level. The figure on a bike was done quickly to get a sense of movement.

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Some figures were joined together to make interesting shapes. A dark archway and white awning created a dramatic focal point.

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Tim then started the water colour with splahes of colour across the middle - the strategic edge.

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The sky was a wash pale blue, yellow and pink then a misty brown used for the building in the background.

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A few details were added and shapes of people indicated. The idea is to give a sense of a crowd, without too much detail.

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As marks were made to indicate windows and colour was added to the tree, the picture was certainly taking shape.

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During a short break members enjoyed a cup of tea and chat and the raffle prize was drawn.

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Tim had brought a selection of cards showing a wide variety of his paintings.

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Several members took the opportunity to do a bit of shopping.

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As he worked, Tim talked about colours, warm lines to the front of the building, cool colours in the shade, extra violet towards the strategic edge.

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He demonstrated the way that primary colours tend to muddy when mixed whereas secondary colours mix to give a silver-grey.

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Working quickly on the figures he loosely added bits of colour, painting some figures together into new shapes.

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The road and footpath looked rather bland so Tim dropped more colour in then added the cyclist.

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A final figure in the foreground and some finishing touches then Tim removed the tape. Everyone agreed it had much more life and interest than a photograph.

 
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