Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Life Drawing Class: Mother and Daughter models


Our young model, Samantha, has a go at drawing her Mum who was our other model at the class last night


Samantha throws us her special Star pose and the crowd goes wild..


Mother and Daughter together. Trying to draw two people in short poses was a challenge for everyone but lots of fun for Samantha's bright energy just lit up the whole room.

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The Weekly Portrait: Eli


A portrait of my son Eli, drawn on the prepared canvas 2 years ago from life and finished today.
This is painted in oils and shark oil

Wednesday, 18 March 2009

The Weekly Portrait: Nuba the Staffy

Last night at the Life Drawing class our model brought along her dog, Nuba, so I took time out from looking out for the various artist's interests to draw her.
In this pose Nuba is obediantly playing "dead dog" and is laying beside her Mistress who is sitting on the podium with her arm around Nuba.
If you can't see our model's arm around the dog it's because you have no imagination at all or maybe because I didn't draw it. You choose.

Thursday, 12 March 2009

The Weekly Portrait: the life drawing student

At last night's life drawing class I was not in good form, I'd had lots of stress from family stuff right in the middle of major renovations of my house. Stressed out and run down so I took time out from looking out for the class for a bit and did a large drawing as a personal rest and recreation exercise and then like a child I coloured it in. Sigh..
Oil pastels and water soluble oil pastels on paper

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

The Weekly Portrait: Georgia at the Life Drawing class

My drawing of Georgia, pastels on sugar paper

Janice's drawing of Georgia, pastels on wrapping paper
This drawing has a lovely feel to it.