Category Archives: Figure

More Figure Study

Typically I would do enhanced gestures in charcoal pencil during the short warm up poses, but yesterday I went straight to watercolor. First a 5 minute pose. Then a 10 minute pose. Then our 20 minute sessions started. I don’t draw on the … Continue reading

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Tall Girl

I painted a tall girl yesterday in watercolor. About 2 hours. It’s fun to paint people with different proportions and different skin colors.

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K3

Here are a few things I did last week. Some 20 minutes poses in watercolor. And a still life with a box. Not much time to paint lately but I squeezed that one in. Acrylic on paper, about 9×12″

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2-hour Pose

I got to work from a longer pose today. I haven’t been painting much lately so it felt a little rough. Watercolor, about 14×17″

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This Week

Here are the few paintings I did this week. Figure group yesterday. Again, these are 20 minute poses. A little heavy on the color for the first one for me. Much happier with the second attempt. Ran out of time … Continue reading

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20 Minutes

I found another figure group today. Twenty minutes seems like forever when you’re in the dentist chair, but when you’re drawing it flies by in a blink of the eye. These were all 20 minutes.  What a treat to have TWO … Continue reading

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Short Poses

I spent a short evening doing some short poses with a model this week. 5 minutes 5 minutes. I lost interest in the drawing and just wanted to try to get the differences in value and temperature of her tan lines. … Continue reading

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Fast and Slow

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

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Another Breather

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.

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Happy New Year

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

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