Category Archives: Figure

Still Trying

I’m still trying to draw first before applying watercolors at figure group. Here are a couple from today. 20 minute poses.  

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Drawing

Today at figure group we did 20 minute poses rather than one long pose, and I drew first before applying watercolors. This slowed me down so they weren’t as “complete” as they usually are. It was a fun experiment though … Continue reading

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Ugh!

Not my best day at figure group today. When we begin we do a bunch of short poses to warm up. I usually just do them all on one page, one on top of another. This was today’s first page. … Continue reading

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Day 1, Bird Sanctuary

Today I started a new large plein air painting at the bird sanctuary. I really like the sculptures they have installed (temporarily) around the property. I’d love to have one in my yard. It was warm enough here today that … Continue reading

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Figure

Another day of struggling through a figure. First, I did 20 minutes on the lights and 20 minutes on the darks. This shows why I don’t like to draw before I start painting. My drawing isn’t always strong enough and … Continue reading

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Pushing

At figure group today I tried to push things a little further away from the literal. First, a looser beginning that I ended before I ruined it. Second, the same loose beginning but I tried to push a longer effort … Continue reading

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No Model

The model didn’t show up this morning so some of the other artists were generous enough to take turns posing. 15 minute poses. And after lunch I did a quick plein air from the roof of our house. It was … Continue reading

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Bigger

I worked bigger today and tried drawing before I started painting to try to avoid dealing with that aspect while I was painting.

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More Figures

Here are today’s figures. Some good, some bad.

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Some Recent Figures

I haven’t been painting very much, but here are some figures from the past couple of figure group sessions.

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