Timed poses

At the life drawing group at Swansea Print Workshop we start with a few short timed poses to warm up and get the measure of our model. Here are the two five minute poses we began with – our model is terrific, she’s been with us for years. Here’s one of the 30 minute posesContinue reading “Timed poses”

Life Drawing, Cheese And Cats Protection

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop. It’s an intense 3 hours and it’s late now so I’ll post the rest tomorrow. And this came earlier – a lovely delivery from The Welsh Cheese Company … they use sheeps wool for packaging and our local Cats Protection recycle it for insulation for theContinue reading “Life Drawing, Cheese And Cats Protection”

Life Drawing And Local Lockdown

Here’s the complete set of life drawings I did last week at Swansea Print Workshop with one of our male models. The three below are fast poses, 2 x 5minutes and 1 x 10 minutes. Above are two x 30 minute poses and one of an hour. The sessions stopped at the beginning of lockdownContinue reading “Life Drawing And Local Lockdown”

5 Minutes, 10 Minutes, 30 Minutes

At the beginning of the life drawing sessions at Swansea Print Workshop, we have some shorter timed poses before getting into the half hour and one hour ones. Below left are two five minute poses, a 10 minute at bottom right and the first of the 30 minute poses above. I’ve used willow charcoal ontoContinue reading “5 Minutes, 10 Minutes, 30 Minutes”

The Tattoo And The Chair

Here’s another life drawing from the Swansea Print Workshop session last night. It was great to get back to life drawing, it’s really good discipline and practise. This chair has been at the Workshop for as long as I can remember, a voluptuous bentwood and velvet seat. Our model has a striking tattoo going downContinue reading “The Tattoo And The Chair”

Life drawing tonight

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop. Nice to be back in the saddle. Great model, lovely to work with her again. I’m tired now, so more of this tomorrow. Nos da, good night 😀

Back In The Saddle

Here’s another drawing from last week’s Life Drawing class at Swansea Print Workshop. It was so good to get back in the saddle, as it were. I used Daler Rowney medium sized sticks of willow charcoal onto vintage W. M. Saunders paper. It’s a joy to use quality materials.       A Chance ToContinue reading “Back In The Saddle”