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
I copy/pasted some of the croquis into two images. Quick pencil sketches were made during the lessons 29.-30.3.2019, poses were either 1,5min or 2min. I used harder (2H) pencil on the first day, so some of the images are quite light and for the second day I grabbed 3B.
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
First ever disaster croquis drawings 😀 ..but posting anyway, lessons learnt! I have to practice more quick sketching and try to find the essential lines and forms. For these I could’ve used also colors. I’ve never been good at sketching and have avoided it, apparently very well so far. In general I hate all my