Author Archives: Hank Buffington

Figure

5 minute warm up 10 minute pose 20 minute poses And a 10 minute drawing to end the day

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Full Frontal

At figure group today I was front and center for the pose. I knew I was going to do single drawings for each of the 20 minute sessions rather than one long drawing today. I thought I’d move after each … Continue reading

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Tide Pool Again

This morning I painted the same tide pool I’ve painted several times before. The snowy owl is still here and hanging out on the refuge headquarters’ roof in the parking lot.

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Female Wrestler

I tried oils at figure group again.

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Windy

A beautiful windy morning today. Oils, 8×10”

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Ukrainian Blonde

We had a new model and I tried some new techniques today at figure group. A 5 minute pose A 10 minute pose I tried drawing with a brush first and liked it so I left it alone and finished … Continue reading

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Figure

Another day at figure group. Shorter poses are best for me. I try to do new things and slow down for the long poses, but I always destroy it. 3 minute poses 5 minute poses For the long pose I … Continue reading

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Revised

There were a couple of things I didn’t like about yesterday’s portrait so I tried to fix some of them today. Also, my wife thought I made myself look too young so I tried to fix that. I think what … Continue reading

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Sick Kid

I had a sick kid at home today so I couldn’t go outside to play. Instead I set up a mirror by the couch while he binge-watched Bob’s Burgers. It was a convenient opportunity for me to practice with oils. … Continue reading

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No Easel

This morning I forgot the connector plate for my tripod. It was on my oil paint pochade but I took watercolors. You’d think by now I’d know to check first. I had to paint on the ground. I’m not very … Continue reading

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