Tag Archives: life drawing

Sketches on a trip to London.

The Natural History Museum followed by the V&A. Testing out the very black grease pencil (chinagraph pencil).

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

Sketchweek 5: Drawing in the dark.

‘Draw without looking at the paper’. The sort of thing an art teacher will say to a student. As it was nightime around a camp fire when this was made there was no choice. When I looked at the paper … Continue reading

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

Sketchweek 1: Family

The amount of times you’ve looked at your family. As you know them so well, there is only so much you can fit into a drawing of them. My Father. 130718. Pencil in sketchbook. A sense of calm. A detail … Continue reading

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

Life Drawing. Repeat Performance.

The last two sessions of the term at The Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square, London. The figures on the left could be in a painting within a painting. The pictoral space is slightly out. A painting is like a song … Continue reading

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

Life drawing. Studies for Repeat Performance.

Study 1 for Repeat Performance. These are studies for a large canvas which I’m working on at the moment. In the life class there are only a few subjects. The model of course, the fellow artists, Mr Skellington, the mirror, … Continue reading

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

Life Drawing. Summer colours.

Being the summer, I thought the palette needed to lighten and brighten itself. An hour on the seventh floor. Acrylics and pencil. There’s quite a lot going on here. Four poses by the model, three artists and the room itself. … Continue reading

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

Life Drawing. Andrew the Michael-Angelo-esque model.

This post contains nudity. If you have problems with this please swipe left now. Andrew Crayford is one of the top models about. His physique, poses and dramatic cascades of curls are always a challenge ot translate onto paper. Male … Continue reading

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