Category Archives: Figure
I still don’t have much time to paint right now but I took the day off to spend one last time with my figure group friends. First I did a fast one, then I did a slower one that I … Continue reading
I’ve been very busy lately and needed a day off so I met with some friends to paint from a model. I’m a little rusty but it felt really good to paint again.
My New Year’s resolution this year is to reduce the amount of time I spend doing plein air paintings and instead focus more on producing finished studio works. I feel like I need more direction and structure in my work. Also I … Continue reading
Two more watercolor sketches today done from a model in costume. Not my best work but fun to play.
A rare Sunday opportunity for me to paint from a model. She wore a ballerina outfit. I decided to do multiple sketches today instead of one long painting. Here they are in the order that I did them. The last one … Continue reading
Our model today was sleepy and kept dozing off so I started her head three times in the three positions she kept ending up in. Eventually she spent enough time in one general spot for me to get one face … Continue reading
Watercolors with my figure group today. This is with a limited palette of lemon yellow hue, alizarin crimson hue, and cerulean blue hue. All W&N Cotman colors from one of my first watercolor kits. Her right arm is embarrassingly too … Continue reading
It’s getting close to Halloween so our model assumed a pose similar to Morticia from the Addams Family. oils, 20×16″
Two quick watercolor sketches in my sketchbook first followed by a longer painting on gessoed paper. I was not a fan of the gessoed paper today.