Drawing of the Day, Thursday 8/8/2019

Back to short poses at the Art Students League, here with a great muscular male model.

001 Muscular male model short poses
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Drawing of the day, Thursday 5/9/2019

Terrific male model at the Art Students League again. Older gentleman with slim sinewy muscles. Tried to capture the whole pose instead of concentrating on the contours in some sketches, but I think I missed the mark on pose and line this time.

I liked the longer poses better, getting OK  5 and 10 minute wet media sketches down fairly well. I have to do this more so my decision making gets better…

Fairly happy with my portrait, my pastels are getting worn down to stubs and I’m going to need to buy some of my go to colors soon.

 

Drawing of the Day, Thursday 3/21/2019

Short pose night at the Art Students League, haven’t had a male model in a while. This guy was great, very wiry older gent who looked like “ecorché man” from my art academy days. He very much felt like a living embodiment of an Egon Schiele painting the whole time. Started trying to sketch with watercolors, needs work…

 

Drawing of the Day, 1/24/2019

Had another great model at the Art Students League. This guy was built like a brick house, really solid body-builder-type body with a “mullet” mohawk, short in the front and longish in the back, and he did the most amazing super-hero-type poses too, though I’m sorry to say I didn’t work fast enough to capture them very well.