Category Archives: Figures

By the Window

The Zoom model tonight had a reflective air about him and I tried to catch his expression in this sketch. I also liked the simple shapes of his face and worked to show those too.

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A Puzzle for Father’s Day

Given that we are all still sheltering in place, the NYT crossword puzzle and a long afternoon helped to make this a pretty good Father’s Day for an awesome dad.

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Zoom Model in a Chair

Something I am beginning to appreciate about Zoom is the visual distortion made by the camera’s placement. Usually, the part of the body farthest from the eye appears smaller than the closest parts, but with Zoom, it seems to be … Continue reading

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On a Zoom Evening

I drew on Zoom with my cousin’s group in Fresno again. The model was lovely and had an upright air about her. When it came time to finish the sketch, I looked outside to my garden wall and fitted it … Continue reading

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No More Zoom

Three people I know were very happy to leave Zoom and work together in person, on our patio. And I was happy to sketch them, masks and all.

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Another Zoom Sketch

Via Zoom on my computer in San Diego, I painted with my cousin’s sketching group in Fresno. The model stood in her own back yard by her fence and flowering hedge, while we all painted from our own homes.

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An Evening Thought

This is the model from yesterday’s Zoom drawing session. She has beautiful expressive features and it was a pleasure to sketch her. A positive feature of Zoom is that it allows the artist to be very close to the model, … Continue reading

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