A new life drawing model

Venue: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. 20140429 It is always nice to have a new model. This lady was a wonderful challenge to draw, she’s from the States I believe, her poses were beautiful. Ten minute pose Ten minute pose Five minute pose + a little extra Five minute pose Two minute pose Two minute pose

Saturday’s life drawing.

Venue: Basis, Stockholm. 20140426 Our model this week was a lady called Kinna. She was excellent at holding elegant and interesting poses. I only wish my sketches could have caught her beauty better. Next time… Ten minute nude. Ten minute nude Ten minute nude Two minute nude Two minute nude Five minute nude

Camp challenge

Venue: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. 20140422 It took me a while to get used to this model, I’ve drawn him once before a long time ago. The challenge was to draw his effeminate form and posturing while keeping him masculine at the same time, like I said, it was difficult. Ten minute pose, please click to enlarge… Continue reading Camp challenge

Urban Sketching in The Suburbs

Yesterday was the 43rd World SketchCrawl. A sunny day was had in the suburbs of Stockholm with fellow urban sketcher, Nina. Skärholmen central square. We had a lot of fun even if we had a very persistent drunk yapping profanities into ours ears for what seem like several hours. SketchCrawl #43 , Skärholmen, Stockholm SketchCrawl… Continue reading Urban Sketching in The Suburbs

My first horse

It was easier than I thought it would be, my first horse. I used a photograph as reference and used both, masking fluid and white gouache for the details.  The paper is Arches, 300g, rough, 19 x 28 cm. I enjoyed painting a four legged creature instead of two, I therefore plan to paint more… Continue reading My first horse

Finding inspiration

Venue: Basis, Stockholm. 20140412 Some models don’t inspire me, I guess this is normal.I am learning to look beyond the first impression and find details or executions that excite. Drawing and painting improves when you take a second look it seems.(  I later spent some time adding extra detail and tone to these sketches. )

Becoming more consistent …

Venue; Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. 20140408 I seem to be producing a steady flow of figurative watercolours that I am happy with these days. I hope I continue being so happy with myself even next week… Five minute watercolour nude  Ten minute watercolour nude  Five minute watercolour nude  Two minute nude

Good period …

Venue: Basis, Stockholm. 20140405 I seem to be going through a relatively good period right now, at least that is the way it feels. We had the same model as last Saturday, I think her name is Mia, she’s been modelling for 50 years which is pretty amazing. She lacks hair because of chemotherapy, yeap,… Continue reading Good period …

I was in the mood …

Venue: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm. 20140401 I was in the mood last night it seems.  The amount of watercolour sketches presented below being the proof. I also signed a contract today to rent an artist’s studio during the summer months, I am really looking forward to getting down to doing some serious watercolour painting. I have a… Continue reading I was in the mood …