This session started with a couple of warm up poses, of five minutes, which I sketched with pencil. After that, there were a couple of 30-40 minute poses:
This session started with a few five minute poses, which I drew in my A3 sketchbook using a 2B mechanical pencil. After the warm up, moved on to using chalk and black paper again, but also adding charcoal for the shadows and defining the figure.
Today’s session was more focussed on drawing the highlights, which contrasted with last week’s session of drawing with Indian ink. The session started with some five minute warm up sketches, which I used graphite pencils for: Then worked on a couple of ten minute sketches: After this, I swapped mediums to using chalk on black … Continue reading Life Drawing
I started with 5-minute poses: Then moved on to a 10 minute pose: After this, I then swapped mediums to using Indian ink, which I applied with a brush. In hindsight, I would have used a heavier weight paper or Bristol board, as the cartridge paper absorbed the ink a bit too well! The first … Continue reading Life Drawing
5 minute sketches: 10 minute sketches: Notes: Used 4B Derwent sketching pencils for these, on A3 cartridge paper.
This session focussed on drawing using oil pastels, using contrasting colours, drawing the model in a range of short poses, ranging between 5 and 15 minutes.