Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Wednesday Night Life Drawing

Here are the pieces from Life Drawing tonight. I was kinda surprised how much I got done, and how many people turned out. It was a great night :)

Ah, crayons.

I think this was my favorite

I wanted to do more with this, but that's a hard pose to hold.

This was actually the first drawing of the night

I love the color and movement, needs a little more work though

This is just the beginning, but it was fun to be painting

I guess this one worked, the model took it home. :)

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

In Prep for new Collage Portrait

Here's a quick snapshot of the underpainting for my next collage portrait. Instead of magazines, I'm painting the collage. Below are some of the photos I took at the beach for the collage.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Wednesday Night Art Group

Tonight was our Wednesday Night Art Group (non-model session).  I was originally going to get everyone to choose partners and draw each others faces.  Unfortunately, not enough people showed up.  Below are examples I did of some people who did show.

This was my attempt at my friend Charlie.  I think it looks more like the lead singer from the Talking Heads myself, but I am very happy with the drawing anyway.

This did not start out as a portrait.  It became a portrait of Ron who was drawing me at the same time.

The following are some sketches I did while being the model for Charlie and Ron.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Wednesday Night Life Drawing

Here are my sketches from life drawing last night. We had two excellent models. Pastel and charcoal in such a small format is not as fun. Need to buy more big paper.

I like this image because it has nice strong lines. I ended up putting a lot of lines in my drawings last night.

This drawing I did almost entirely with a kneadable eraser. Problem with that is the lack of value change. Oh well, I thought it was nice.

I tried to crop this image closer, which I think worked. Here you can see those lines again. haha.

Ah, the umbrella scene. I thought up the lighting for this first. Unfortunately, my paper was under-tall.

The Valkaries. (classical music and life drawing, what do you expect)

This pose was actually natural for the model. I wish I had more time to work on the hands.

I love this pose. The lighting was perfect, and it was 15 minutes so we had time. This was actually the first pose of the night.

This was the last pose of the night. Both models together. I went for the crayons, but thinking I still needed bigger paper.