These drawings are from my last life drawing drop in session before quarantine, March 6, 2020 at the Umbrella Center for the Arts in Concord, MA.
This afternoon I spent a pleasant 30 minutes reading and copying from How To Draw Comics the Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema. I plan to slowly work my way through the book.
This upside down position was my favorite pose of the session.
Drawing is thinking. Every drawing is a learning experience. Just work and your ‘style’ will emerge. There are no shortcuts to a good drawing. Making one involves work. A bit of perseverance is better than talent. If I draw every day, I will get where I want to go. Wonky is good. And also, finishedContinue reading “January Art Notes”
My Sketchbook School mentor introduced me a different way to do life drawing. She notice that I am focusing a lot on contour, and not on the overall volume and movement of the figure. She told me that true gesture drawing captures the movement, or “story” of the pose. She showed me that I canContinue reading “Gesture Life Study”
Thursday’s life drawing session was a “long pose.” The long pose session was three 5-minutes poses and the the rest of the 3 hour session was the same pose. I don’t have the stamina nor the know how yet to do the same drawing for 2.5 hours. I sent the last hour or so drawingContinue reading “Six Hours of Life Drawing Drop-in”