Man On Floor

8 Aug

08 floor

Does what it says on the tin. A man. On the floor. Just got back from life drawing group this evening, at Swansea Print Workshop, and had a terrific pose to draw, with difficult angles, perspective and foreshortening. Lovely. I’m a bit of a masochistic scribbler. The workshop has strong spotlights that give good chiaroscuro effects. I used a dip pen, Indian ink, a variety of sable brushes with ink wash into an A3 cartridge pad.

6 Responses to “Man On Floor”

  1. Rosie Scribblah August 10, 2013 at 12:12 #

    I like to hear from fellow masochists lol

  2. this is lemonade August 9, 2013 at 16:01 #

    I love this! I don’t know how intentional the positioning of the subject is on the page, being that it was a life drawing class, but his pose and the positioning just suggest so much to me of restrictions and almost tortuous things going on inside the man. It’s just such an expressive drawing!

    • Rosie Scribblah August 10, 2013 at 12:12 #

      Thank you. I wanted to position him there to emphasise the ‘trapped’ feeling

  3. Lynn Howarth August 9, 2013 at 11:23 #

    Fabulous drawing – like you I enjoy the challenge of foreshortening and difficult poses 🙂

  4. Russell. August 8, 2013 at 23:55 #

    Great.Great drawing Rosie! Russell.

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