All posts filed under: life drawings

4 figure exercise

Three attempts at an online life drawing exercise – each drawing using the same model with about 15 minutes in each of the 4 poses on the page.

Online clothed figure drawing of Tanja

Thank you @TheJollySktcher for another fabulous online drawing session. #thejollysketcher #thejollysketcheronline #art #artinlondon #artist #artonpaper #worksonpaper #sketch #figurative #figurativeart #portrait #representationalart #jessmillerart #contemporaryart #contemporarydrawing

Rubens drawing theatre event

Chalk pastel drawings on black sugar paper of the incredible Valentina Rock as Hygieia – done with my “wrong” hand – from yesterday’s brilliant Rubens drawing event organised by LondonDrawing @JohnCloseArts @TheCryptGallery #DrawingTheatre

Red

Medium: Acrylic paint on primed paper Size: h: 58cm x w: 44cm

Standing Man Life Sketch

Submission Accepted in New English Art Club’s Annual Exhibition

I am delighted to tell you all that my drawing “Standing Man” has been selected from over 1,000 entries to appear in the New English Art Club’s annual exhibition alongside paintings by some of Britain’s leading figurative artists. The exhibition is held at the Mall Galleries near Trafalgar Square between 18 and 27 June 2015.

Alan: 3 x ink / bamboo sketches

3 sketches of Alan created with indian ink using  a metre of bamboo with a paintbrush attached to each end. The first two were 15-min monochrome sketches . The third image was a 1 hour pose – the first marks were gently done in Wolf’s carbon, then […]

4 sketches of Maria

I started with a quick sketch in Wolf’s carbon looking at contour rather than shadow: Then moved on to using three coloured pencils taped together for the next 10 minute pose: Went back to Wolf’s carbon for the next 10 minute sketch but this time was looking at the […]

1 pose, 1 view, 3 sketches

Louise kept the same pose for 2 x 2-hour sessions. I started with a 1 hour sketch in Wolf’s carbon: Then spent the rest of that session and most of the next on this watercolour painting on an A1 sheet of paper (approximately 2 hour’s […]

3 x life sessions with Estelle Lovatt

The last 3 life session of the semester taught by Estelle Lovatt, keeping the same model and pose for the first 2 sessions – it was meant to be all 3 but Pamala was unwell the last week so Louise modelled instead. The first drawing […]