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How the Coronavirus Lockdown is Turning Into a Business Shutdown

One small step after another, things are becoming tighter. Because of Coronavirus restrictions, post is no longer being delivered to certain countries.

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No Patreon

Why I Said No to Patreon and Yes to My Own Membership Website

Why I said no to Patreon and yes to my own membership website.

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"The Big Leap", Leo Plaw, 80 x 100cm, oil on canvas

The Big Leap

Mass panic is like a game of follow the leader over the edge of a cliff. The result will be unpleasant.

#covid2019 #coronavirus

“The Big Leap”, Leo Plaw, 80 x100cm, oil on canvas
Original available.

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"Figure 54 - Graphite Drawing", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figure 54 – Graphite Drawing

Here we are at the end of February, and here is my last drawing for #Figuary2020. This is number 14 in the series, which means I’ve averaged roughly a drawing every two days.

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"Figure 53", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figuary 2020 #13

Stand fast and meet the challenges presented to you. Don’t be afraid to set your boundaries. No is just as beneficial and valid as yes.

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"Figure 52", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, oil on canvas

Figuary 2020 #12

Be grateful for what you do have, not ungrateful for that which you don’t.Making time to stop and reflect upon what you have can give you a more calming perspective, because we are often more focused on what we want, not yet have, or that which we no longer have.

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Aristotle

Museum Study

On my visit to the museum, I also paid a visit to Aristotle and rendered him in graphite. After rendering, I am now reading up on what is left to us of his thoughts.

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Render unto Caesar

Render unto Caesar

I spent the afternoon in the Museum drawing from antique Greek and Roman sculptures. How could I pass up Caesar?

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"Figuary 2020 #11", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figuary 2020 #11

What’s around the corner? You’ll only know if you look. The unknown lies in the realm of imagination and can take on any shape or size you can conceive of.

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"Figure 50", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figuary 2020 #10

I have to say the practice and process of doing these figure drawings is becoming easier. I may even be learning something.

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"Figure 49", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figuary 2020 #9

Figurary #9 was taking its time.I had to draw many many lines.Other things got in the way.What more can I say?

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Figuary 2020 #8

Figuary 2020 #8

I might be a little late with number 8, but I’m trying to keep up to date, with #figuary2020.

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Figuary 2020 #7

Figuary 2020 #7

Here’s the next drawing in my on going #figuary project.

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Figuary 2020 #6

Figuary 2020 #6

It’s been a busy day, and I completed #6 for #figuary.

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Figuary 2020 #5

Figuary 2020 #5

I was running a bit behind schedule with this one. It’s been a long day, but I put the effort in to finish this so I did not skip a day of #figuary.

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Figuary 2020 #4

Figuary 2020 #4

Day four of #figuary. This time I paid attention to keeping this drawing simpler and leaving the polish off.

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Figuary 2020 #3

Day three of #figuary. And now I should get on with some painting.

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Menschenbilder – Exhibition Opening Night

Last week I took down my paintings from my studio walls and packed them for delivery to Galerie 4614 Marchtrenk. My studio looks rather bare now.

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Figuary 2020 #2

I have other artwork to put time into, so I can’t spend much time on these #figuary drawings. But, I guess that’s the aim of the exercise, to produce expressive drawings. In that case, this one is overworked.

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Figuary 2020 #1

I came across #Figuary, February as the month of the figure, it was the excuse I needed to embark upon a drawing a figure per day.

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