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I was recently contacted by the highly acclaimed Spektral String Quartet,  asking for permission to use one of my paintings in their 2017-18 marketing program for upcoming performances of Arnold Schoenberg String Quartets. I was more than happy to grant permission, and here are the results.

Spektral Quartet by Les-Allsopp

In Search of Futures Past  Spektral Quartet by Les-Allsopp
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Sibelius 13 WIP
This is a work in progress. Been listening to a lot of Sibelius lately - so decided to paint a portrait of him. Long way to go yet. Thanks for viewing.
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Abstract Landscape No 1
Artrage and Paintsorm Studio. This was inspired by a cracked/broken pottery vase and also by a recent archaeology program I saw on the TV which had some aerial views of old archaeological buildings only visible from above. Thanks for viewing.
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Good, Bad, or Indifferent 090417
Thank you for viewing. This work was painted almost entirely in ArtRage, with a small amount of the background in PaintStorm Studio, using a Huion GT220 Graphics pen monitor. This is essentially a re-painting of a painting I did a few months ago which I was unhappy with (it was too much of a caricature for my liking). I was tempted to call this one "Groundhog Day" initially, but I thought his eyes held a bit more menace than resignation. 
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Les Allsopp
United Kingdom
I have had a love of art since an early age. I gained a Diploma in Art and Design, and later spent 3 years at Lincoln University (Hull School of Art). I have interests in portrait and figure painting, but have worked with most media, including oil, pastel, charcoal, 3d modelling, printing, acrylic, inks and photography.

Amongst many, many others, I admire the works of Munch, Modigliani, Goya, Lovis Corinth, Gary Hume, Paula Rego, Rembrandt, Lucean Freud, Picasso, Brecht, and the German Expressionists.

I have recently become unable to continue painting in oils and canvas etc., so I decided to learn how to paint digitally. I couldn't contemplate giving up painting altogether and digital painting has proven to be the solution for me as I needed some vehicle to allow me to express my love of art and ideas etc. It has also provided me with a motivation to overcome the challenges that are facing me.

I currently use a Huion GT220 graphics pen monitor, and the software I use is Corel Painter 2017, ArtRage, Paintstorm Studio, and Rebelle. With the occasional use of photoshop.
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Giangix70 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Grazie, amico.
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DawidZdobylak Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
thanks:)
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CJ-Judd Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2017  Student General Artist
How are you Les?  I've not heard from you in a while. I hope you're getting better.
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HaiaShouster Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017   Traditional Artist
Thanks for faving. Very appreciate it. !!!
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ChIandra4U Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2017   General Artist
Thank you very much for adding
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to your favs !
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