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 upside down position was my favorite pose of the session.
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”
A gesture drawing is a laying in of the action, form, and pose of a model/figure. Typical situations involve an artist drawing a series of poses taken by a model in a short amount of time, often as little as 10 seconds, or as long as 5 minutes. This is my Mentors line of action.Continue reading “Gestures”
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”