Tag Archives: Figure

Soaking in the Spring Sun

Soaking in the Spring Sun This figure is of our model from my Thursday sketching group this week. For this pose, she sat with her face lifted, as though she was relishing the gentle warmth of San Diego’s spring sunshine. … Continue reading

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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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Figure in Acrylic and Gouache

I continued today with using an underpainting of acrylic together with a top coat of gouache. I did a series of 20- minute sketches, and this is the final one. I had some trouble selecting a workable thickness for the … Continue reading

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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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Figure from Three Different Angles

I sketched this morning at the San Diego Watercolor Society’s Paint-in.The model was angular, expressive, and wonderful to draw. We started with two-minute warm-ups, a favorite of mine. Later at home I smoothed out some of the gouache.

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Brush Drawing

Taking an art class means using unfamiliar mediums and this morning we drew with a paintbrush and black paint. The big difference from the way I use watercolor is that we painted directly on the paper without first drawing in pencil. … Continue reading

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