A Friday of painting, life drawing and beer.
With all the special drawing sessions, it feels like a while since I've been to a regular life drawing session! We started off with six gesture drawings to determine our long pose: I got two drawings finished during the long pose. The curly hair was really difficult to work with, but it was still... Continue Reading →
Last Friday, Jankura Artspace hosted a special goth themed drawing session. Naturally, drawing on black paper seemed like a good idea. At the time. As usual we started with six two minute poses, but we decided to do two long poses rather than one really long pose. I combined them into one drawing. Behold! The... Continue Reading →
Last Friday Jankura Artspace had a special drawing event celebrating the Mexican artist Frida Khalo. We started with six gesture drawings in order to choose the long pose as is the custom at Jankura. Not particularly happy with how they came out, but hey, gotta keep practicing. For the long pose I focused on the... Continue Reading →
I don't usually go to the Saturday sessions at Jankura Artspace, but I decided that this special session was worth a visit! The session's theme was 'Marionette'. The model wore a corset, and wore make up all over to look more puppet like. Rope was hung from the ceiling, engulfing the model in bizarre and... Continue Reading →
Jankura Artspace often has special life drawing sessions. This last Friday, we honored MC Escher's birthday with strange geometries as a frame work for the model. I used this as an opportunity to look through these windows at various angles. For future iterations of this piece, I will need to emphasize the dimensionality of the... Continue Reading →
Tonight I continued my life drawing onslaught with my weapon of choice: a cheap bic pen! We drew six gesture drawings to choose our long pose for the rest of the night: And then for the long haul I went with a ball point pen base, highlights with a conté pencil and finished up with a... Continue Reading →
Another Friday, another life drawing at Jankura Artspace! This time we had a young, male model. My gesture drawings weren't strong, but can't win them every day. Friday nights is a long pose night, but we had a double tie in voting for which pose to do. We decided to do two poses instead. Since... Continue Reading →