Came back from a long vacation. Spent my time drawing from fashion magazines. Since I do a lot of figure drawing I’m good at drawing naked people contorting in weird ways. Fashion modeling however has clothed models in stiff positions, which is a change of pace from what I used to. The other nice thing … Read More
Went to a life-drawing session last Wednesday and had both a male and a female model. It’s only the fourth time I’ve drawn two models at the same time and it can be challenging to draw two bodies in short poses. I personally wonder how the heck the models can actually be both naked at … Read More
I went to the Metropolitan museum on Thursday. When I was making my way to the ticket booth, some guy stopped me and gave me his admission button. Thank you random guy for allowing me to save some money. 🙂 So I went to the museum to sketch me some statues in the European art … Read More
I’m not submitting anything for Illustration Friday this week. I’m busy working on other things, getting ready for the Mocca fest most importantly. I may not be contributing pieces to ilustration for a few weeks…unless the suggestions really inspire me. Instead, this week I’m offering up some sketches I did last Monday. It was a … Read More
I bought a new sketchbook, Fabriano Quadrato Artist’s Journal. I typically buy cheap sketchbooks, but I bought this because there’s four different color papers in it,which would allow me to work with white pencil. I often see these figure drawings by artists that depict both highlights and shadow , so I want to try that … Read More
Went to do some life drawing at the Spring Street Studio. In many ways I prefer the studio over the Art Student League, where I went last November. My main gripe against the life drawing classes at the league were the amount of long poses. Any pose over ten minutes long, to me, is a … Read More
These are sketches I drew 1 to 2 years ago in various doctors’ waiting rooms . The third image is a combination of waiting room and subway. Drawing on location is a bit tricky because things never stay still. The moment I start drawing a person, said person moves even though he was staying still … Read More
While on my Miami vacation, I went to the zoo about 5 times, to sketch and take pictures. I feel I have to promote the zoo a bit here, because when I went there, it was kind of empty. So here are three cool things about Miami Metrozoo: You buy a general admission once, if … Read More
I’m back home from a very long trip in Miami. These are watercolor sketches i did on location.
Today was my last day taking the figure drawing class. I don’t know that my figure drawing got better, but I think I’m better able to draw people from memory.