Category Archives: Figure

Pencil Figure

Today I only used pencil at figure group. Some short poses to warm up. Followed by all 20 minute poses. She had her hair wrapped up in a decorative scarf.

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Gouache Again

I tried gouache at figure group again. Still don’t like it.

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More Faces

At figure group this morning I tried to continue my work on faces when the pose allowed. These were all 20 minute poses.

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Drawing

At figure drawing group today I thought I’d just focus on drawing and specifically tried to spend most of the time chasing her portrait. There wasn’t much in the pose that had me wanting to use watercolor today.

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Short Poses

Today was all short poses at figure group. We started with the usual warm ups and then went to 20 minute poses for the rest of the morning. The first page is 3 minute poses. 5 minute poses 20 minute … Continue reading

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Practice

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. Another morning at figure group. The first two are quick warm ups that I liked enough to leave on a page by themselves. A page of more warm ups. I … Continue reading

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Vodka

Today was the first morning of the season below freezing (when I left my house) so vodka had to come back. And here are some sketches of a tall model at figure group yesterday. A 10 minute pose.

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Figure Group

I only did a little watercolor work at figure group this morning. I’m trying to focus more on pencil right now. This is a 5 minute pose (left) and a 10 minute pose (right). The only 20 minute watercolor sketch … Continue reading

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Unwanted Blue

What do you do when you want to remove phthalo blue from your palette? Use it up. Here the entire underpainting was phthalo blue. Not my best effort. Bad drawing but interesting effect with the blue. You can see where … Continue reading

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No Model

The model didn’t show up to our figure group this morning. I haven’t been able to make it on a Saturday for weeks (or months?) and she doesn’t show! Just my luck! I drew a few of the other artists … Continue reading

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