Tag Archives: figure drawing

Life Drawing

When I don’t my make it to my Thursday Life Drawing session, (like this week) I really miss it. So here’s some life drawing from previous weeks. Have I mentioned before how much I love gesture drawing? Minute long poses … Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor, Day 5, 6, 7 and 8

Day 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge. Continue reading

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Direct Watercolor Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop

Taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge? Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop Continue reading

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Negative Thinking

A few months ago I did a wonderful negative painting workshop with Brenda Swenson. It was fantastic to paint in a style so different from my own. I came home inspired by the luminous quality of Brenda’s watercolors. But I … Continue reading

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The week I didn’t sketch

It’s Friday evening and I feel like I haven’t really sketched all week, so I go look at my Instagram stream where I post stuff as I make it and it looks like I have sketched, it’s just that it’s … Continue reading

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A colorful week

Some colored, some charcoal, some watercolor … lots of (local) color… Continue reading

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Monday’s Mixed Bag

Last week was thin on sketches: when the temperature hits 110+, (a record for the city) you stay home and do pretty much nothing. Still, here’s a few things, mostly from before the heatwave. Some days are better than others. … Continue reading

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