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…

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….

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…

Life drawing – croquis (29.-30.3.2019)

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.

Life drawing (29.3. – 30.3.2019)

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…