Tagged: life drawing

Life’s Drawing

Around three years ago, I decided that if I was ever going to get better at drawing the human figure, I was going to have to practice it a lot. The best way to...

Henry Yan’s Figure Drawing

I’ve been a big fan of Henry Yan’s figure drawing work for some time after stumbling across his work on the internet a while back (isn’t that how it’s always done these days?) He...

Setting the Tone

Regular Life Drawing offers a fantastic opportunity to experiment with different materials, styles and methods of describing the subject. I’ll generally use charcoal on either bank paper or newsprint but recently I’ve tried doing...

Art for a Good Cause

As part of this years Mother’s Day Classic, a group of my wife’s friends put together a ‘Girls Night In’ event to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. I was honoured to be asked...

Drawing Fundamentals

While the option is open to work through any of the courses contained within the Watts Atelier online environment in which ever order you prefer, I chose to work through (at least in these...

Jo 05

Every now and then at life drawing I like to try and do something a little differently to what I’m normally trying to achieve. Sometimes it works, more often than not it doesn’t, but...

Loomis – For All It’s Worth

Andrew Loomis was a well known American painter, illustrator and author, best known for his series of instructional art books printed through the middle part of the 20th century. These books had long been...

Facts and Figures

The decision to make regular life drawing part of my weekly routine was aimed at improving skills in a number of areas I felt were deficient. Namely being able to draw the human figure...

Life Art @ Eastwood Community Centre

I have been trying to maintain regular practice of my figure drawing skills using online resources such as Quickposes but I know that to really get the most out of my figure studies, it...