Tag Archives: Portrait

Making Plans

I went to a live drawing session yesterday. The model was young, gorgeous, and able to sit still for 20 minutes throughout a three-hour session. Her face had an expression as though she were taking the world in and making … Continue reading

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Man in Plaid Grades Papers

Another weekend, another pile of papers to grade and thus a great model who is willing to still for a long time while I paint him. Not bad for a Saturday evening. I overdid the pen lines on the face but … Continue reading

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Sketch on Tinted Paper

Today our figure drawing class continued to work on portraits. There were six models so we were able to get up close. I chose this particular model as her facial expression and posture are so lovely and the textures in her … Continue reading

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Woman with a Scarf

Our figure drawing class is working on portraits, which pleases me greatly. It was wonderful to hear someone knowledgeable talk about the structure of human heads and the art of drawing likenesses. We worked on placing features and most of us … Continue reading

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