Category Archives: Drawings

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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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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More Figures

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

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Drawing

Figure group today. I wanted to stick to charcoal today, but I did do one watercolor. For the last pose I switched sides of the room and realized that the other side had really nice light. If I had been … Continue reading

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Blue Hair

Here are some drawing from today’s figure group. The model had blue hair. This one is on Yupo paper. A slower, more careful approach on this one.

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More Sketches

I’m still sketching when I can find time. Some bad weather last weekend kept me inside but I set a bowl on a box and took a couple of stabs at it. From figure group today. A 5 minute pose. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2018

Still not much painting going on around here but I do manage to get to a figure group regularly to keep myself sane. Here are a few recent pieces from those sessions. The first two were 20 minute poses. Water … Continue reading

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