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.
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
After a buch of pencil drawing practices and chalk life drawings of entire human bodies I wanted to do a charcoal portrait practice but also with a bit more precision than I’d get with charcoal sticks, so I bought Koh-I-Noor Gioconda Negro pens, 1-3 strength. I also used in hair and background the huge black
A few pics from life drawing sessions. Both were made with charcoal and the latter has green water colored background and derwent XL charcoal was used in the white highlights and background darker parts. First was a longer pose (20min) and in the latter the each pose was drawn in two rounds, first some drafting
The second weekend with a longer session for life drawing (one pose for entire lesson). We started the first day with the croquis drawings, many poses for the length of a song, which was quite disheartening for me, but the second day was back to life drawing with one pose. I was a bit worried