Tag Archives: life drawing

(All sorts of) People Drawing

One last post before a two-week blog-break for me. But lots to share at the end of two weeks, I promise. Are you thinking of the #OneWeek100People2019 challenge yet? It’s coming up the week of April 8-12. If you are … Continue reading

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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 Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop

Taking the #30x30DirectWatercolor2018 challenge? Strategy #4: Zoom and Crop 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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The challenge of longer poses

One of the things I want to work on this year is getting better at working on longer pieces. I love a quick, gestural sketch (and quick poses which tend to be more dynamic and exciting). I find that working fast and … Continue reading

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