Drawing with tones

You know, not lines. Shapes formed by shadows.

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Some quick sketches to try some composition ideas. Then white and grey chalk on dark grey paper. Using pastels and smudging with fingers.

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Inside Outside

This is the weirdest painting I have ever painted.

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Michelle Holland, Inside Outside. 2019, multimedia and acrylic paint on canvas, 100cm x 75cm.

It is a visual record of 2016, when I discovered what I thought was my interior, private self was actually external and public.

Some of the paintings I did in the month or two before Inside Outside which helped move this visual idea along include;

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