Figurative Paintings

I enjoy the discipline of working from the model, and try to paint or draw from the model at least once a week. Most of these paintings have been made over a period of three or four weeks, in five hour sessions. Whilst this may be considered a different type of discipline from my abstract work, the issues remain the same - how surface, mark and material can be used to adequately represent a human body in a particular space at a moment in time.