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    The books, materials and websites that I have found useful and inspiring.

Welcome to the website of fine artist Helen Davison Bradley, featuring a selection of portrait, still life and landscape studies. My aim is to give a flavour of my life as an aspiring artist, and my blog includes many studies and critical analysis of my technical processes and the thinking behind my work. I also highlight the many wonderful artists and writers that inspire me. Please feel free to add to the dialogue by leaving a comment.

Recent Posts

  • Close-up Portrait II

    Another close-cropped portrait. This time of the lovely, glamorous Jo; such an engaging and interesting lady. This was painted very broadly, and my panel was in shadow for most of the sittings. It was a bit of a shock when... [more]

  • Close-up Portrait

    Here’s another small portrait that I completed before Christmas. I’ve had quite limited studio time lately and this scale isn’t too big a commitment – usually meaning that each project will (for good or bad) reach a conclusion. I didn’t... [more]