Life drawing: elderly female

… or, as my classmate calls her, “Grid Lady”. It was surprising to see a very (not super very, but quite very) elderly person posing for life drawing.  I don’t think we were prepared.  But actually this presented a great drawing opportunity.  Also, I’m the only lass in the class, and I’m not saying that …

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Life drawing: Asian male

I think this is my favorite piece of life drawing so far. In this session I learned about blocking in the figure with charcoal, and then smearing it completely until you have just the shadow of it left.  This also creates a midtone over the whole page from which you can build back up with …

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