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Naked Tuesdays

We had a new model last night.  She is a full time yoga instructor and let me just say WOW.  Hopefully  by the end of the month with her I will be able to draw her with a little bit of justice.

Celeste:  Five minutes

I like this one though I don't feel like I got her legs quite right.  I do  like the roughness of the sketch and how the highlights make it seem more dimensional and pop off the page.

Celeste:  10 to 20 second gestures  Being a yoga instuctor after the end of each 20 minute session she did these incredible stretches.  Being a student of the quick gesture I tried to capture the energy of some of her movement and stretches.

Celeste:  10 minutes After the furious quick gesturing,  I was finally able to settle down and really start working on her, unfortunately my time ran short and I had to head off to kickboxing.  I think this very unfinished drawing looks rather sensitive for me and I know  it's something I need to practice more.

Whaddya think sirs?


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Feb. 2nd, 2005 05:34 pm (UTC)
Looking good. Oh how I covet the fact that you have a lifedrawing class to go to.

Question, how big are these drawings and how do you get them scanned in? Are you scanning in pieces and assembling or using a digital camera for such large things? (I'm assuming these drawings are larger than 11x14) Either that or you have a very large scanbed.

So which is it?
Feb. 2nd, 2005 06:15 pm (UTC)
You do such good work so quickly.
Feb. 2nd, 2005 07:25 pm (UTC)
Wow...very good. I miss figure drawing! I took three classes in it and it was always a favorite. We had a beautiful model named Brandi one year, who was always so accommodating. A good model makes the class so much better! Did Celeste enjoy coming around during breaks to look at your drawings of her?
Feb. 3rd, 2005 04:55 pm (UTC)
Are those really the times it took to do them? Just amazing.
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