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Painting Study: The Girl and the Owl by Michael  Shapcott

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Graphite study for my painting, The Girl and the Owl

Michael Shapcott is known for his daring color palette and emotionally charged portraits. His work deals with highly detailed graphite underdrawings which he then paints with colorful washes in oil and acrylic paints. In addition to painting, Shapcott creates art videos that track the process of painting a painting and show his unique style of working.

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  • LaNanDeSha
    LaNanDeShaover 3 years ago

    all of your studies are amazing!! im a big admirer :) what kind of paper is that?

  • Thanks so much! It means a lot! I used Strathmore 2-ply Bristol paper. It’s perfect for graphite work. :)

    – Michael Shapcott

  • Nadja L.L. Farghaly
    Nadja L.L. Far...about 3 years ago

    exquisite, love your work…just beautiful!

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 3 years ago


  • Jo Hawkins
    Jo Hawkinsover 2 years ago

    So do you paint over the top of these or start again? Awesome stuff Michael!

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