I’m getting back to basics this month by relearning the art of figure drawing. Starting with the structural mannikin, studying the proporations of the male and female frame and working up to a fleshed out figure. Continue reading
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Chinese Calligraphy – Feeding the Furnace
Inspiration is a tricky flame to keep burning sometimes, that’s why its important to feed the furnace with new things. Continue reading
Upfest 2013 – Mishfit in the POSCA 75 Illustration Battle
This year at Upfest, I took part in the POSCA 75 Live Illustration Battle. Continue reading
Life Drawing Week 10
We took the “Alla Prima” challange again this week. I’m finding painting like this really hard but really rewarding. I will keep plugging at it! Its very satisfying to feel like I’m beginning to understand tone.
Getting Painty At Life Drawing.
My first attempt at “Alla Prima” and quite frankly I found it pretty brain noodling. The plus side I guess, is it made drawing feel like a doddle.
Maybe there’s a a lesson there… If you’re finding something difficult…try something even more difficult and it will make the first this seem simple!
Many thanks again to Rachel Mortimer for running a great class, and imparting some valuable pointers.
Life Drawing Class, Week 9
Drawing with Triangles only is producing results i’m really pleased with. This is also the first time i’ve used “measuring” since college, so it’s going to take me a while to grips with that again.
Life Drawing : week 7
Some great contours to study this week, and i particularly enjoyed doing my continuous line contour drawing at the bottom of this post.
Life Drawing Session – week 6
Life drawing : week 5
It was a really enjoyable challenge this week, working with a male model after 4 week of working with the female form. It forced the brain to really look and not assume the body shape. It was great to really appreciate the differences between the male and female anatomy and muscle structure.