As part of my personal growth in 2022, I am auditing art classes at the Rivers School in Weston, Massachusetts, taught by Jeff Nesbit. I layered water soluble graphite, purple watercolor paint and gesso to make a ground. A ground, short for background, is a base used to prepare a support for drawing or aContinue reading “Hands and Heads”
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Three Hour Life Drawing Drop-in
This upside down position was my favorite pose of the session.
Continuous Line Blind and Mostly Blind Contours
Continual Line Contour with a pen is the best technique I have found to learn to slow down and look.
I will draw these again and a few more from photos in a couple of months or so. And I may add watercolor to these one day once I take a watercolor class.
Continuous line quick self portraits These 2 to 5 minute drawings look nothing like me. I sit in front of the mirror, pick a starting point and —once I start drawing — I don’t lift my pen. I look at my face and draw the outlines of the shapes that I see to train myContinue reading “Self Portraits”