Saturday, April 16, 2011

Figure Drawings in Pastel and Charcoal

We've had a spectacular line up of models in the studio the last few weeks, and I am just now getting around to photographing and sharing some of the drawings.

A couple of new pastels on colourfix paper...

This pose was about an hour and a half...with lots of breaks so the model could regain feeling in her arms.

A 45 minute pose with no breaks, a beautiful arch to her back, and I love the foot tucked into the fold of her knee.

Vine and compressed charcoal, about 20 minutes.  I didn't want to over-work this loose drawing, so I did a second one from a different view.

And a 20 minute charcoal from the male model - great twist in his back!


jcsvisuals said...

Beautiful figure work plus you've captured a mood & emotion.

artybecca said...

the pink nude is beautiful!!!

Vicki Holdwick said...

So beautiful! I especially like the standing pastel one.


Martha Kisling said...

You are amazing with your figure drawings and I LOVE your use of color. You inspire me to try figure drawing again and then I remind myself how hard it was - I think I will just stick with my watercolors!

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