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Posts tagged “figurative

Amazing Grace

Being married to a piper means I listen to lots of bagpipes…which I love. This image represents the MacGilivray Pipe Band marching in one of their many concerts.
watercolour 16″ x 20″

Amazing Grace

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Jam Session

A simple watercolour expressing the mood and movement of a free wheeling jam session.
Jam Session


Bodacious, 2nd place, “A Fine Line” BIG Arts Founders Gallery, Sanibel Island

A quick 30 minute pose with nothing but the basics…charcoal. Sometimes simple turns out best.

backside hd_2125
 

 


Mixed media nudes

I like how watercolour pigments give a gentle wash to nudes however sometimes a crisp edge helps define the shape, these are watercolours with charcoal for definition.

Watercolour nude hd

watercolour nude 2 hd


Shapes, sizes and Age

One of the attractions of life drawing is the variation of models that offer to pose for the group, all sizes, shapes and age make for a new venue on a regular basis. This model was exceptionally tall and slender and another opportunity to portray the human figure. The first 2 are the same pose just different media and technique.

Lindsay 3 hd

Lindsay 2 hd

Lindsay hd


Sleep my Beauty

This is a watercolour crayon and watercolour paints piece, a 25 minute pose, I left out as much detail as I could while still trying to capture the essence of the model, 24″x18″.
Sleep my Beauty  wc


Just some lines

Sometimes it’s easiest to just get some simple lines on paper than produce a finished piece, relax, music in the background, a great model and the lines just flow…such as…

Adelia fall 2014_01 wc

Adelia quickies_01 wc

Adelia fall 2014 2

Sara fall 2014 2_01 wc

IMG_1146_02 wc