Tag Archives: figure

Last week’s little sketches

Everyday sketches from last week… 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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Quick-and-Dirty (aka Everyday Sketches)

Thoughts on trying to draw everyday. Little quick-and-dirty sketches. Continue reading

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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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Drawing Crowe, telling jokes

A photon walks into a hotel. The guy at the front desk says, “Welcome! Can we help you with your luggage?” The photon says, “No thanks, I’m traveling light.” Continue reading

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What a difference a great model makes!

Ever notice how everything you draw and paint comes together some days? And on other days, you just never get your act together? It took a day like the latter for me to really think about how amazing models are and … Continue reading

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