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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

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Life drawing 2. Inks & Biro.

It was time for the last pose of the night. The room was full of tension. The tutor, John Close, wanted me to sit down and use a biro. So selecting a knackered paint spattered donkey that’s just what I … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 03.06.16. Robin the actor in pencils

Robin was as usual a joy to behold. As an actor he brings presence. The last work of the night. An hour. My own hand. 15 mins. Robin’s torso and very expressive hands. There was a lot of perspective going … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 16/10/15: Matthew with the muscles.

Last time Matthew was posing, I found my painting to be too strong, trying to match his physique. This week the brushstrokes and marks were made with a delicate care. This seemed to be a better route into making better … Continue reading

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Life drawing 10: 281114 Robin the fantastic model.

Robin, the model is rather entertaining. Here he’s re-making the last night of the proms. The conductor (far right, violinist in the middle and flautist on the right). This took 30 minutes per pose. Conte pastel and chalk. The real view was slightly … Continue reading

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Life drawing 8: 20/06/14 The male dancer with the long blonde hair.

This week the theme was colour. Acrylics and conte pastels. Again the colours are to help the image rather than an accurate reference of the colours I was seeing. The hues are near to real. This took 1hr 20mins. A … Continue reading

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Life Class 4: 07/02/14. The Professional. Plus 3 works in progress.

This model really cares about his work. It seems that the model really effects the end work, the marks made, the colours. This week the images were created by having oil pastels taped to long sticks. Drawing 3ft away from … Continue reading

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