Tag Archives: figure drawing

Last week in small sketches

Working on large projects, especially when they’re approaching deadlines means you don’t get much other drawing done. That’s when I am really glad I have a book to sketch small, quick sketches in. There’s always music practice to sketch. My … Continue reading

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Monday roundup

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Plugging On

A recent post from John Muir Laws titled The Enemy of the Good: moving beyond perfectionism has been an open tab in my browser for the last couple of weeks, and I’ve re-read it a few times. It couldn’t be more well timed. It’s … Continue reading

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Friday Roundup

Discount codes galore in this post… Continue reading

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Figure Friday: All of it

I sometimes post a sketch or two from my weekly figure drawing session under ‘Figure Friday‘. Those weekly figure drawing sessions are many things to me: A way to stay in touch with drawing what I find hardest: the human figure. … Continue reading

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Wandering

Sometimes sketching the human figure feels like wandering through a landscape, plotting the hills and valleys, figuring where to make a mark and what to leave out.  In this charcoal sketch on newsprint, I started at what fascinated me most: the … Continue reading

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Long study/quick study

On working fast, and working slow… Continue reading

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