People watching

When I’m out and about I tend to look at people with an artists eye – thinking how I’d love paint them if they’re exceptional in anyway. The other night in the local take-away there was a stunning looking blonde girl who’d come to collect her order, and I could hardly take my eyes off her – she was gorgeous, with blonde shoulder length hair, neat features, snub nose, large dark brown eyes and very slim petite body. I just wanted to paint her, she was so lovely. Fortunately she didn’t catch me staring at her, although the way she looked, I bet she was used to everyone looking!

A day or so after that, I was doing my supermarket shopping, when I noticed an electrician sitting perched on top of one of the tall fridge units, intently looking at something out of sight above the shoppers. He was drop dead gorgeous too, so I couldn’t help but stare at him. Dark hair, good looking with a cheeky grin, dark eyes and an athletic body. Sigh. Very nice. He was busy doing something I couldn’t see, but as it seemed so incongruous that he was being ignored by everyone, I felt I should speak to him, caught his eye, and asked if he was for sale too? His eyes twinkled, he smiled, and said he could be. Gulp (wishes do come true!) and said it was a pity he didn’t have a twin because then I could have two for the price of one! Temptation indeed. That made me laugh!! What I could do with twins!

I’ve got a half finished painting of a nude woman in my studio, and have been looking at it for the last couple of years, wondering if I should finish her off (in a painterly sort of way, I mean!) and what I should do to do that. I’m not fully happy with the painting, as there are aspects of it that need more detail putting in. I like the idea of the subject matter – the back view of a woman, with her breast in silhouette, her full buttocks resting on her feet, as she suggestively runs her fingers through her hair. The painting is called “Without a care” – technically, its all done, but there’s just something making me think I can do more to improve on it. So, I’ll leave it on show, until I get a brainwave. I tend to leave paintings lying about my studio as a reminder of things to do, but just occasionally, I think I need to have a tidy up and put things away.

I’m also half way through the first pussy portrait which I am itching to get on with and finish off, and get on to the next ones. I want them to have a connecting theme, and that works best when they are all painted chronologically close together. If I struggle too much with this first painting I’ll end up doing it again once I’ve got going on the other ones, and got into momentum with them. So….. I’m off to do some painting………

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 (12)

    Oct 6, 2007

    From a male perspective — don’t ever struggle to get pussy. If it’s not there, move on….Of course, that may not apply here…:)

  2. Jackie Adshead
    Oct 6, 2007

    Ronjazz – (smiling) No, it doesn’t apply here, I was only interested in drawing her!

  3. Anonymous
    Oct 6, 2007

    Nice nude…!! you got her number?

  4. Indigo
    Oct 6, 2007

    Yeah I love to people watch.At the disco, on the dance floor, watchin them move to the music Finding some one who catches your eye, a gorgeous blond would be a gem, to stare into her eyes and imagine making love to her…Mmmm. Delicious, totally awesome..

  5. Vi vi vi vooom!!!!!!!!
    Oct 6, 2007

    I think the painting looks pretty cool as it is!

  6. Jackie Adshead
    Oct 8, 2007

    Anonymous – yes.

  7. Jackie Adshead
    Oct 8, 2007

    Indigo – Well, they say blondes have more fun!

  8. Luka
    Oct 8, 2007

    Glad it’s not just me that does the non-completed-work-lying-around-the-place thing.

  9. Indigo
    Oct 8, 2007

    Blondes certainly do have more fun..!! I should know..

  10. Miss Understood
    Oct 8, 2007

    I absolutely love the painting. But when I look at it, there’s a part of me that wants her to throw her head back just an inch! Lol.

    I wish I had your talent. I’ve recently bought some materials, and am going to give it a go. I have no idea where to start, but I think I’ll just cross my fingers, feel the tug, and hope for the best.

    Hope you had a good time with the Americans! Ain’t they just wonderful!

  11. Jackie Adshead
    Oct 8, 2007

    Luka – It seems perpetual with me – the minute I finish something, there’s a load more appeared!

  12. Jackie Adshead
    Oct 8, 2007

    Miss Understood – Good luck with the new art materials – you might find you struggle to start with, but keep at it and you’ll improve and get to paint what really interests you.

    I did have a good time with the Americans – and yes they certainly are!

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