The life drawing group had a wonderful time at Ann’s home which was quite beautiful and provided many opportunities for the model in a real…
Today was a short session of just one hour working on a monochrome start.
I’m going to have to try this monochrome start again, maybe.
I moved very slowly through this monochrome start and still I find issues with my drawing.
Drawing once, checked digitally and drawing again.
I’m one quarter of the way done with my monochrome start series. Only 75 more to go.
Some poses are much harder than others to draw it seems.
Before I was able to begin this monochrome start I needed to spend some time preparing more paper.
I’m very pleased with this monochrome painting, I didn’t wipe it out.
Another monochrome start that seemed to come together with ease.
A monochrome start with extreme foreshortening.
Today was very fun yet busy, so I only had time for a half hour of drawing at the end of the day.
After 20 monochrome starts I still struggle with the drawing.
A lack of focus and time really effects any art I do. Today the heat and other tasks conspired against me.
This drawing went well but the outcome seems a bit clunky to me.
It seems that I’m getting faster at these monochrome starts.
The monochrome start went very smoothly today.
Drawing in oil again, but with a different video series and a slight change in my paints.
I’m retrying the previous image and spending more time on it. This painting turned out a bit better.
Today was a short session and I have some good excuses but honestly I could have done another hour later in the day.
I was thinking that a monochrome portrait would take less time to complete than a full figure, but I was wrong.
The drawing of this monochrome start went really quick. I may have picked an easy pose.
My tenth monochrome start and I’m starting to get a feel for doing these, although I still need to simplify further.
Although the drawing is not spot and it goes off the canvas I’m happy with this monochrome start.