Life Drawing 6: The Australian.

This session was about the horizontal contours around shapes. This was the last session for the life model before returning to Oz. Again the paper was prepared before using toxic spraypaint.

This was created in an hour of fun. Good advice from the tutor, John Close meant that the background was knocked back by the quick application of a sponge dipped in diluted grey blue acrylic. Acrylic, compacted charcoal and a small amount of pencil. I like the fight between the perspective and the flattening nature of the magenta background.

The Australian sitting on pink

The Australian and dummy torso on vibrant magenta 020617

3 quick life poses and one quick nature morte. On loud red spraypaint.  Mark making across rather than the usual up and down. It lends the drawings a sculptural quality.

The Australian standing on red x 3 with skull

The Australian on sprayed red x3 with skull 020617

About Trevor Mill

This is my work. Art & Design. The fruits of my labour. Commissions / projects welcome.
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2 Responses to Life Drawing 6: The Australian.

  1. R.A says:

    Very cool 😀 Love the brightness!

    • Trevor Mill says:

      Thank you. It is better to be bright than all that mock serious grey that signifies ‘modern art’. The colour is how I feel about the work, joyful and exciting; like swimming in a coral reef.

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