Bits And Pieces

5 Mar

05 warrior bits

It’s tempting to try and do a complete drawing during the weekly Life Drawing sessions as I use so many of these sketches to develop into monotypes and mixed media pieces. But I also want to use the time to practice my craft and sometimes I focus on different parts of the model rather than the whole body. I’ve always found it hard to get a good portrait likeness with this particular model, but this one is quite reasonable. It’s always good to practice hands and feet too. Drawn in Faber Castell Pitt pens directly into a large Somerset sketchbook, 30cms square. I don’t use pencil to sketch it out first – I like to live dangerously 🙂

13 Responses to “Bits And Pieces”

  1. Lemon March 7, 2013 at 19:16 #

    Wow, these are great! I always have a terrible time with profiles, hands and feet.

  2. anna warren portfolio March 7, 2013 at 07:34 #

    The hands are wonderful, full of strength.

  3. Hansi March 6, 2013 at 15:26 #

    Nice hands and feet. Like I always say, “Get the hands and feet right and everything else just falls into place.”

  4. ziggyshortcrust March 5, 2013 at 23:20 #

    You didn’t sketch? Wow, that makes it all the more impressive. I love the hands.

    • Rosie Scribblah March 6, 2013 at 23:39 #

      I never sketch. I don’t particularly like pencil. I always draw directly with pen or dip pen and ink. Thanks 🙂

    • Rosie Scribblah March 6, 2013 at 23:39 #

      ooh and THANK YOU for the lovely letter 🙂

  5. chrismobley1012 March 5, 2013 at 22:01 #

    Thank you for sharing!
    Chris Mobley

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