Tag Archives: oil pastels

Life Drawing. Model & Artist.

Model & Artist. Oil pastel on paper. 30 minutes.Nice and quick.

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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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Life Drawing 7: 09.11.13. Long haired lady.

Made from masking tape and acrylics, put on with a sponge and brushes. About an hour. The masking tape was to make the pose a bit more dynamic, to add something to work with or against. Half of the tape … Continue reading

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Life drawing: 1. 27.09.13. Dark.

There seems to be something rather wrong with the left arm position. I didn’t notice at the time. Made on the floor. Rather large. Now I’ve been getting a bit obsessed with what went wrong with this arm. So I’ve … Continue reading

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Trev by Trev

20 minutes. Oil pastels.

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Sketch week 5: A hand at 3am.

A few weeks ago I couldn’t sleep. A rare occansion brought about by the great weather. I sketched the remnants of my nightime repast (Marmite pot, btter, plate, knife and glass of water) which I haven’t posted because it insn’t … Continue reading

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Sketch week 2: Family

TV watchers. Some nieces and a nephew. In under 5 minutes. Young lad and BBQ watcher. BBQ watcher 2. Little lady.

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Life Drawing 14.06.13: Colour & collaboration.

A nice colour block using paper matched the models confrontational pose. Fun to be stared at by the model while staring at the model. This was a collaboration with Anne, a lovely lady. In the last ten minutes of the … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 7.6.13: Composition

4×10 minute poses. On 1 and a bit pieces of paper. 4 different sizes. The poses were inspired by cricket. 4×10 minute poses. On 2 and a bit pieces of paper. A bit surreal for me. 5×10 minute poses. On … Continue reading

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Life Drawing: 31.05.2013. The Italianate Lady

This work is around two metres long. At the moment putting the figure in an environment is important to me. The Italianate looking model had such a classic profile I quickly dashed off a portrait sketch. Fabric was introduced to … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 24.05.13: The Actor as life model.

Two 45 minute poses concntrating on the head, with a few body poses to warm up with. As you can see, two different approaches. A more more curved line gives more information, the hatching approach is more aggressive and graphical. … Continue reading

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The best Life drawing I have ever done. Plus a few others.

Last Friday was a real test. I wasn’t happy with the way the session was going, the pub at lunchtime had dulled me and the lack of concentration was translated on the page. For the last pose of the night … Continue reading

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Life Drawing 10/05/13

This week the oil pastels came out. Lighter colours overlayed with darker. The last of the night. An amazing pose to keep for 45 minutes. A lot of blood going to the head. The legs are a tad too long. … Continue reading

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