Category: Drawing

Ink studies – Croquis

We did some croquis at class in previous weekend. We used inks, which was a quite nice change from pencils or charcoal, for the life drawing task. I have not done much of, nor practiced croquis, with live models or from photos, so my approach is not the best. I quickly sketch the form, try

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Ink studies – still life

This time post on quite many different ink studies made during Fall drawing course. I have not felt like painting otherwise, thus I’ve mainly managed to do some simple studies and no ‘serious’ paintings at all. In drawing class we now shifted from pencils/charcoals/pastels (which ever was used) into ink practices. Earlier we did some

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Drawing practices – Nefertiti

Long time no university studies, but now drawing course started, yay! We started with still-life from some materials everyone brought and with the addition of few plaster models. In groups of four we set the materials on desk and started drawing around the table our own settings. My group got plaster model of Nefertiti’s bust.

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Colored pencil portrait studies – sktchy app

This time I did few practices using just colored pencils. I used for the first time Strathmore Bristol smooth surface paper (270GSM). It was quite nice, very smooth and strong. I cut the sheet into four pieces, but I have just two of those drawn at this point 😛 (posted in the end). I wanted

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Live model drawing course – plaster models (part 1)

I am participating first time to Adult Education center (kansalaisopisto) organized course. A live model drawing course for beginners using traditional art education techniques. Course overview: The course starts with drawing plaster models and in the end of the course with live model Studying is based on supervised work and completing assigned tasks The aim

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