Category Archives: Life Drawing

Life Drawing…

The blush of rich maroon next to geranium red linked by a sharp white and a petrol green line. Mustard yellow scratches over the pores of sugar paper; an electric blue smarts against the wine coloured background. A figure in … Continue reading

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Life Drawing – Orange velvety curtains…

As the sharp sunlight disappears behind the orange velvety curtains in the village hall we settle down to some life drawing to the tunes of Miles Davis. This is what I drew…          

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Life Drawing Details…

Apart from managing to explode a bottle of hot pink watercolour ink all over the place last week I also  eeeeked out a few drawings. I decided these worked better in close up and detail. Saturated layers of line and … Continue reading

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Inherited Colour – More life drawing

I’ve rediscovered colour inherited from my father. When I was little I used to sit for hours and watch him paint Mandala’s with liquid watercolours. In my own art box, which I’ve been using recently for life drawing, I discovered … Continue reading

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Life Drawing…. Perhaps ‘small’ is the new BIG?

This is a tiny life drawing I did last night… very small for me, not much bigger than A4. Scale is such a funny thing it changes the whole emphasis of the way I use colour and materials. Much more … Continue reading

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Life drawing… in Glorious Technicolor

Last night I faced the night-time winds with my paint box in hand and went, for the first time in some years, to a life drawing class in the local village hall. Three hours of complete absorption. Like a kind of meditation I was reminded … Continue reading

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