Category Archives: Body Language

Really?

I sketched this morning with the San Diego Watercolor Society’s weekly life drawing group. I particularly like this model because she projects a range of attitudes. This 20- minute pose was towards the end of the morning, and we were … Continue reading

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Run, Run from that Wave!

Today I used some photos from my nephews’ recent visit and worked at capturing their delight in the waves. This is an acrylic and gouache sketch on an 8 X 12 -inch black paper.

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Confined

 

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Thinking It Over

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Staying in a Seat

Our model today was wonderfully expressive and so much fun to sketch. Selecting a favorite for the day was hard. I finally decided on this one because it reminds me of how I feel when I just want to get … Continue reading

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Watching the Sunset

There is something about watching the sunset that captivates us all. And there is something about watching another person who is being moved by nature that makes me want to capture their expression forever.

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Sitting Figure

I liked the way the model sat on the platform, centered by a hula-hoop and leaning against a wall but was at a loss about how to finish it when I drew it last Thursday. Today I added more paint … Continue reading

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What’s with the view to her left?

This model had attitude, and it showed in the way she sat and evaluated what was going on out towards her left side.  I liked the way I captured her expression in this sketch but felt it lacked the context needed … Continue reading

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Hold That Hat!

I spent some time today looking through old sketchbooks. This was an unfinished sketch. Today I added gouache color and made it more abstract.

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Waiting

It was the last pose of the morning, and our model seemed to radiate a sense of waiting. She sat on the edge of her stool, leaning back but not at rest. She looked off into the distance as though … Continue reading

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