Nudes in Art History

A large index of Artists and their nudes. This blog is well worth a visit, there is so much to discover, I look forward to spending many hours trawling through it for inspiration, it is huge! http://conchigliadivenere.wordpress.com/ LA CONCHIGLIA DI VENERE

Recycling sketches

Originally these were two minute sketches from Tuesday night’s life drawing session. They were just line drawings, and looked very unfinished so I had a little fun last night and splashed some colour onto them. It was rewarding because I didn’t care if I ruined them or not, they were just quick little sketches. It’s… Continue reading Recycling sketches

Tuesday’s life drawing

This was a tough session. The weather was awful and I got soaked in the cold November rain, I was not in the right frame of mind from the onset. I thought all my sketches were disasters but looking at them now, the next day I see that it wasn’t a wasted evening at all.… Continue reading Tuesday’s life drawing

Sketching at Ikea

I went sketching at Ikea today together with super-talented Nina Johansson. We are part of a small group here in Stockholm that meet once a month to sketch. At this time of the year it is too cold to be outside so we choose an indoor location. Ikea was a fun place to be, lots of… Continue reading Sketching at Ikea

Good Sketch day…

I am much happier with my sketches this time around. I felt confident while using pen and wash to capture the male-model’s different poses. I want to emulate Charles Reid but I seem to be mixing in a little Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud in there too! No harm in that, but I want to be more… Continue reading Good Sketch day…

Bad sketch day…

Yes we all have them, bad sketch days. Mine was today, I struggled to produce anything that was decent. 5 minute pencil sketch 10 minute pen and wash 15 minute pen and wash

Watercolour flowers – mass5000

I tried my hand at flower painting yesterday, it was a birthday card for my sister. It was great fun and so today I looked for some inspiration on the internet. maas5000 – Check out the YouTube channel here. Can somebody please tell me her name? I’m guessing, but I don’t think mass5000 is her… Continue reading Watercolour flowers – mass5000

Pen and wash life drawing sketches

My pen and wash life drawing sketches are improving… At least that’s how it feels to me! 🙂 10 minute pen and wash sketch 5 minute pen and wash sketch 5 minute pen and wash sketch 5 minute pen and wash sketch

A trotting doodle

Friday afternoon at work and I have time to sketch from my computer screen. Trotting doodle