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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.

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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.

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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″.
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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…

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Life Drawing

Most of my life drawings are pencil or charcoal but when I see a pose that really catches me I pull out the watercolours and get the image down in 20 minutes. It’s fast and loose, 20 minutes isn’t much but I think it creates some of the best work I produce.

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CRIMSON POSE –    SOLD

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Dry Pastels

I’m still new to dry pastels and trying to figure out how it best works for me, trying to stay loose while adding some colour is the goal for now…and it seems to be working.
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Pastels Nudes

Jurors Choice Merit Award, Philips Gallery, BIG Arts Sanibel Is. Florida

A couple of pastel nudes from life drawing, both are 20 minute poses. This model always manages to strike a pose that just wants to make you get it down on paper, a powerful body with flowing curves.

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