Saturday, August 1, 2015

Colouring in.

I have started colouring in some of the books I have recently acquired.  It is good to rediscover the boxes of pencils and other media that I'd forgotten I had!  For the above I used el cheapo pencils for the first two, and Derwents for the third one. 

Week morning in Melbourne CBD July 2015

I want to take more opportunities to sketch whenever I have some time, and last week I had an hour to kill while waiting for the husband to have his hair cut at his favorite barber in town.  Being a nice day, I had a coffee in Hardware Street and sketched this in pencil, using some pastel pencils for colour.
Not really thrilled with it, but it's a start!

Life Drawing Class, third week.

This week's model was an older woman, and she gave us some very challenging poses to work with.  I was fairly satisfied with my progress.  The first few sketches are the two minute poses and done in graphite.  Then I switched to red pastel on cream pastel paper.  The last two are the 20 minute poses, and done in charcoal.