I had a good life drawing session tonight. Most of all the drawings turned out well and I was learning how to deal with form during the whole session.
Tonight I spent an hour working on figure structure and trying to understand how to indicate the movement of three dimensional forms through space. Basically I’m turning the torso or leg into a cylinder and figuring out how to make it look like it’s tilting forward, or backward.
I had an odd notion of a bunch of cutlery sitting in a glass like a bouquet of flowers. That’s all I needed, I didn’t think about it much more than that, I just went with it and painted it.
Tonight I drew from a couple page of George Bridgman’s book Guide to Drawing From Life. I only spent a half hour on my drawing tonight because I really wanted to work on some programming for work. But, the rest of this post will be rather personal as I will be facing hard facts about my situation.
Another life drawing session at Hipbone Studio today. Some of the drawings turned out well.
I have realized that I have a real need for master studies to improve my figure drawings. I also need to work more than half an hour a day on my drawings…
Tonight I did a figure study and was focusing on making the form look as three dimensional as possible.
Get ready for some really bad drawings. Tonight at life drawing I was not focusing on making good looking drawings but I was struggling with form in space. Basically I was trying to build up the body structurally and use techniques to show its dimensionality.
Today was a very short gesture session and it looks to be an even shorter post. Not much to say here, I did a few gestures and not much more, sigh…
Once again motivated by YouTube I set to practice on some new concepts for drawing figure gestures and I’m calling it Structural Figure Gesture. I’m not sure if that is what the teacher in the video is calling it but it seems fitting to me.