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I wanna paint how he sounds!

I went to see Bryan Adams in concert last night, for the first time, and thoroughly enjoyed the show. He was totally….. awesome!!! Not only was it the sort of loud raunchy rock that I love, which instantly gets people on to their feet to dance and sing along, but it was strong clear music and simple but effective lyrics. I also loved the total rapport he had with the audience. He was happy to walk among them shaking hands, and making contact, to mix with them and interact, totally in-tune with them, to invite members of the audience on stage to perform with him, for the whole audience to sing his words back to him, to encourage and enhance and include as part of his entertainment. And it got me thinking…….. that I want to paint how he sounds…… that instant heart racing, blood pumping reaction to the raunchy feel to his work, that feeling that emotionally moves people, that strong effective interaction with the viewer, the outpourings of gutsy, gritty work involving soft quiet passages as a beautiful poignant contrast to the powerful, brightly colourful vibrant parts, that connection in a sexually basic way but also empathy with peoples more caring, loving experiences and how they feel enhanced after viewing the creativity, leaving them wanting more.

On recently having a very interesting, and sexy, conversation with a male friend about the erotic delights and merits of stockings I decided to explore the contrast between male and female clothing this week. So I dressed my model in a plain white mans shirt, undone to the waist, and just a pair of black stockings and suspenders underneath, leaving the shirt to partly hide her breasts, but leaving the shirt tail to curl around and point to her exposed crotch. One hand in a slightly mannish pose, resting on her knee, and the black stockings a delightful contrast to her pale skin. I created the drawing with a black watercolour-wash pen, adding the softer tones and background by washing water over the ink and used a white crayon for the shirt. I like using just three tones of white, black and pale ochre, the latter utilised just by leaving the paper as the mid tone.

I've been an artist all of my life, and my paintings now hang on walls in Europe, USA and Canada. I'm working on getting them on the other continents! My wide range of artwork has been exhibited nearer to home in the East Midlands, with the Guild of Erotic Artists at Beaumont Hall Studios in Hertfordshire, and at "Erotica", Olympia, London. I have also been featured alongside my work in the Guild of Erotic Artists book (volume 2). I love to create dramatic interest in my pictures, whether it’s to paint an unusual landscape, or just to utilise dramatic lighting in my figure drawings or strong colour in my animal portraits. Delighting in the spontaneous tendencies of watercolour adds an interesting and distinctive look to my paintings, some of which are purposefully ambiguous, enabling the viewer to use their own interpretation of my artwork. I also love to hide images, and humour within my paintings, whether it’s a secret message, or an erotic couple hidden within a landscape, or even an erotic landscape where the couple are camouflaged as the features of the land itself. I am equally happy painting in oils, acrylics or watercolours and love to draw with pencil or ink. I have also developed the very effective method of drawing using white pencil on black card which creates dramatic pictures by just picking out where the light catches the body and leaving the rest of the image to the imagination, in darkness. I can also utilise many different styles, whether it is realistic, abstract, surrealistic, erotic, fantasy or camouflage art where something is hidden within the painting. I'm just passionate about my art, whatever I paint! But, it doesn't matter how many landscapes or pet portraits I paint, its always the erotic stuff that people are interested in! I started blogging to share some of the strange conversations I have with the people I meet. But its evolved into far more than that now.

Comments (15)

  1. Lucy Felthouse
    May 11, 2007

    Sexy sexy!! I like it!!

  2. hornymaleuk
    May 11, 2007

    I really like that picture. Mine does not really compete!

  3. Jackie Adshead
    May 12, 2007

    Lucy – I’m not sure if you’re referring to Bryan Adams being sexy, or my drawing!!

  4. Jackie Adshead
    May 12, 2007

    Hornymaleuk – I’m glad you like the picture, yours is not supposed to compete – as I had to be purposefully vague about your features. However if you want to dress in stockings and suspenders and one of your shirts I’m sure I can draw something that will compete!!!!

  5. hornymaleuk
    May 12, 2007

    Jackie – You know I was teasing you. I am very pleased with my pictures and I have received some very favourable feedback. I don’t think I will dress in the way you suggest. There is something rather ridiculous about a half dressed man with his genitals hanging out. I would rather be totally naked for you!

  6. Anonymous
    May 12, 2007

    I’d like to meet the woman who poses for you, she looks totally relaxed in that raunchy pose and quite at home showing off her bare naked flesh, which i’d love to touch and get to know, do you have her address?

  7. Jackie Adshead
    May 13, 2007

    anonymous – yes I do.

  8. Anonymous
    May 13, 2007

    Hello , i’m the man who left a comment on your blog about wanting to touch the model’s skin, i’m 73 and lonely and yes would love to know where she lives. Do you think she would take her clothes of for me and let me **** her?

  9. Anonymous
    May 14, 2007

    Hi i’m disgusted at the thought of this dirty old man wanting to get his sexual kicks from this obviously talented female model, how could this filth ever be allowed, isn’t there names for such people like him?

  10. Anonymous
    May 14, 2007

    I’m a struggling male life model in Scotland, i always find it difficult to make enough money when posing for art, what’s the goig rate in England, how much do you pay your model, who by the way looks gr8 in that sexy stocking pose!!

  11. Jackie Adshead
    May 14, 2007

    anonymous lonely 73 – if you like the picture that much I’ll sell it to you!

  12. Jackie Adshead
    May 14, 2007

    anonymous disgusted – its gratifying that he’s had such a reaction to my erotic art. It means I’m doing my job properly if someone gets turned on by it. However the model is unavailable in person, so he will have to look elsewhere, or just make do with the image of her.

  13. Jackie Adshead
    May 14, 2007

    anonymous Scottish male model – glad you like the pose! Have you tried art schools and colleges, or art organisations in your area to see if they can use you? I know of English life drawing models who struggle as well. Also – try photographic groups – they sometimes want life models.

  14. Anonymous
    May 14, 2007

    Have tried certain colleges but they don’t always have easy access for wheel chairs, i’m disabled, maybe if i was able bodied i’d have more of a chance!Discrimination eh?

  15. Indigo
    May 15, 2007

    How inviting is this painting? I feel i want to help her to her feet and kiss her lips!!! Both sets .. god i feel moist

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