Tag Archives: oil pastels

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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