Monthly Archives: March 2011

This weeks variety show

2 posts worth of completed drawing didnt happen this week so I m going to post up a little collection of what was done. First up is mondays life drawings. I used graphite for the first time in forever at … Continue reading

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Epic life drawing session

I went to the life drawing last night and concentrated on improving my drawings in the way that I had talked about in the last post. Stonger line work and better use of the hatching shading technique and I d … Continue reading

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Brown toned paper 2

These are the results from mondays life drawing session. I used the same materials as last week but remembered to avoid a lot of what wasnt working. I used less white chalk and also used more of a hatching technique … Continue reading

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Brown toned paper

Went out to a store yesterday and picked up a new paper. Its a brown midtoned paper that I think is what cardboard and parcels are made from. My results and opinion are mixed about it. It s my first … Continue reading

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White Pastel

This monday I added another element to my life drawing. Instead of only using charcoal on the newsprint I brought along a couple sticks of white pastel so I can bring out the highlights a bit more. The results where … Continue reading

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Grinding out issues with proportion

Lately at the life drawing sessions I’ve been working to get on top of my difficulty of drawing the figure in proportion. After drawing that sphere I just so wrapped up in putting in the tones and experimenting with different … Continue reading

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A summary so far.

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November 2010 I found a copy of “Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain” by Betty Edwards. After going through her exercises and learning about ¬†how to approach drawing I came across “Drawing lessons from the Great Masters” by … Continue reading

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