Category Archives: Portraits
At figure group this morning I tried to continue my work on faces when the pose allowed. These were all 20 minute poses.
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
My annual self portrait. I did a time lapse video of this. It’s on my Facebook page. I did most of it with a limited palette of quinacridone crimson, Naples yellow, and cerulean blue. I had to add some darker … Continue reading
Every summer my wife takes our kids to visit her family and I get stuck at home taking care of all our animals. I get a week of not having to cook or parent and as much time as I … Continue reading
There were a couple of things I didn’t like about yesterday’s portrait so I tried to fix some of them today. Also, my wife thought I made myself look too young so I tried to fix that. I think what … Continue reading
I had a sick kid at home today so I couldn’t go outside to play. Instead I set up a mirror by the couch while he binge-watched Bob’s Burgers. It was a convenient opportunity for me to practice with oils. … Continue reading
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
I finished this today. My drawing is obviously wobbly and inaccurate, but that comes from my process and my lack of interest in belaboring it. I think it’s close enough for my once a year selfie. I’m a little embarrassed … Continue reading
Day 12 of the challenge. I started a self portrait but ran out of time when parental responsibility called me back to duty. Maybe I’ll work on it again another day. It’s pretty wobbly because I don’t draw first before … Continue reading
Today our model sat and played the piano while we worked. This was a quick sketch in my sketchbook at lunch.