2SB life drawing

Life drawing record from study block 2. Aim of putting these together as record, as a means of reflection on development, and as a reference resource. Life drawing now 2 or 3 times per week to gather figurative forms for later work, to build skills in terms of ‘dry media’ as well as observation. Another… Continue reading 2SB life drawing

S4: portrait methods – finding a way

Spending 4 days focused on a version of the atelier method for painting portraits gave me an opportunity to work in a way I don’t normally. It was hard to follow the method and not revert to my more intuitive and less organised approach. I felt that I needed a more systematic approach to painting… Continue reading S4: portrait methods – finding a way

S3 portrait

Working on a painting coming out of the life drawing session. Several passes after putting down the underpainting with the model in the room. Evaluation and learning I didn’t measure or grid up. As a result, things moved around even in the first stages. Altering my position meant that sightlines got messed up. NOW isn’t… Continue reading S3 portrait