Tag Archives: acrylics

Life drawing 29.09.17. The positive man.

It’s good to meet someone who loves their job. This model was really happy with the whole process and the end result that he had help create. This was a quick pose painted on prepared paper. The quick excercises and … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Illustration, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Life drawing 7: Black ground & two models. With The Stooges in my head.

Three deep grey painted sheets of paper. Two models. On Friday night. Add the music of The Stooges and watch me go. Strong stuff. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Illustration, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Life drawing 5. Clothes & paint

Robin is one of the best life models around. A character actor, he brings theatre to the room. This week he brought props galore. A Tricorn hat, mask, cape and natty waistcoat. Quite refreshing to concentrate on fabric rather than flesh. Everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life drawing 3. Rhythm and colour

Here’s a compilation of paintings from the session, quickly photoshopped. Using up the orange Farrow and Ball tester pot, a colour named Charlotte’s Locks. Each separate figure took around 15mins. This my well be worked on. As usual the thought was to energise … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Life Drawing | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Life drawing 24.06.16. Lady resplendent in blue and orange.

The sideways look was momentary. I think it makes the image, balancing the composition and reminding the viewer there is someone else in the room… This session was about how blue works with orange and skin tones. Made while sitting … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Life drawing 10: R & H together with ribbon.

The last week of the life drawing sessions was electric. With two models to view there is too much to think about, all you can do is roll up your sleeves and get to work. This was the last work … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Illustration, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Life Drawing 8: ‘A’ on canvas & sugar paper

My mother gave me some old canvases and frames. These were painted in the coldest of blues in preparation.  A is one of my favourite models, a mixture of strength and grace, a dancer. Here’s the long pose, cropped dramatically. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Life Drawing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment