Saturday, October 31, 2015
These are a 10-minute study, three 15-minute ones and a 20-minute one, I think. Addi and Jacki had a very warm energy towards each other, and it was enjoyable to work with two people who were into each other's bodies and to figuring out how they could fit together to be drawn.
The space was small, and Addi is a rather tall person, so trying to fit two people on the smaller 18 x 18" paper I brought was a challenge I was not quite meeting.
The top study is Pitt pen with some graphite underdrawing. The next three are Pitt pen plus some Progresso woodless coloured pencil, and the bottom one is back to Pitt pen on Canson Drawing paper. The top four are all on Canson Recycled Sketch paper.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015
I wouldn't have minded more time for many of the fabrics, but it was a good stretch to try.
The first three studies are on Canson Drawing paper. The third is just Pitt pen; the two above are a mix of pen and Progresso woodless pencil.
The last one is India ink washes and Pitt pen on Canson XL watercolour paper. I was burning out at that point, but it is disquieting in a way that suited the evening - and the crow was cute.
All are on 18 x 24" sheets of paper.
As is usually the case with the Dr. Sketchy's sessions, the costumes had a lot of textures and surfaces to work with, especially with veiling and lace. It's a very good drawing challenge.
The second-last one has a wee bit of Goya-ish ness that I'm liking more as time goes by.
The soundtrack for the night included a bunch of wedding-themed music, and will likely be one of the only times I'll draw accompanied by His Name Is Alive's "Are We Not Married".
The top four are Pitt pen on Canson Recycled paper, the next three are Pitt pen and India ink washes on Canson Drawing paper, and the bottom one is Pitt pen, ink washes and Progresso woodless colourted pencil on Canson XL watercolour paper. All are 18 x 24"
The upper study is 10-minutes, done with Pitt pen and India ink washes on an 18 x 24" sheet of Canson Drawing paper.