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Life drawing begins today

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My life drawing classes at Dieselverkstaden begin again today after the summer break. Click this link for more information in Swedish or English depending on your preference.
You can also plan ahead by looking at the life drawing calendar on Dieselverkstadens website here.

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Saturday’s life drawing

a life drawing by david meldrum

The model’s name is Rosa, I’ve been drawing her since I began life drawing which was back in 2011. I know all her poses, her curves and every muscle on her stocky frame because I have sketched her countless times. She used to be a circus performer I have heard, she is 60 years old –  she is young for her age.

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Tuesday’s Life Drawing

Location: Konstnärshuset, Stockholm

These days I am very focused on capturing the contour of the figures I draw, I want to improve my ability to judge distance at speed, shading is secondary but enjoyable if time permits.

Sketch of female nude by David Meldrum
10 minute sketch on A4 Fabriano paper

Sketch of female nude by David Meldrum
5 minute sketch on A4 Fabriano paper

Sketch of female nude by David Meldrum
5 minute sketch on A4 Fabriano paper

Sketch of female nude by David Meldrum
2 minute sketch on A4 Fabriano paper

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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 by David Meldrum
10 minute pen and wash sketch

5 minute pen and wash sketch by David Meldrum
5 minute pen and wash sketch

5 minute pen and wash sketch by David Meldrum
5 minute pen and wash sketch

5 minute pen and wash sketch by David Meldrum
5 minute pen and wash sketch

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Saturday’s life drawing

I regularly sketch at Basis on Folkungagatan here in Stockholm. It’s only ten minutes from my home and the 12 o’clock start on a Saturday morning is just perfect for me. The atmosphere is very relaxed and one gets a little tuition for the 100 kronor one pays which is not bad at all. The life drawing session is two hours long.

10 minute pen and wash sketch by David Meldrum
10 minute pen and wash sketch

10 minute pen and wash sketch by David Meldrum
10 minute pen and wash sketch
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Life drawing season returns

Yesterday, I went to my first Life Drawing evening since the summer break, I tried out some new techniques I had been studying, if it were a cake it would not have raised, but it was fun trying and that’s the whole point, isn’t it! 😉 Visit “My Life Drawing 2012” if you would like to see more.

Nude by David Meldrum
Koi colours
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Life drawing and watercolour sketch

I completed this watercolour today but really I painted 99% of it last Thursday at my life drawing class. The pose was two hours long with a break for the model every twenty minutes. Click here to see more of my watercolours.

Watercolour by David Meldrum
Watercolour by David Meldrum

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Tuesday’s life Drawing session

It is hard speed-sketching with watercolours – but it’s fun!

10 minute watercolour sketch by David Meldrum

5 minute artifical charcoal sketch by David Meldrum
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Att teckna kroki i Stockholm

Kolla mina länkar till höger under rubriken, Kroki i Stockholm, om ni undra var man kan teckna kroki här i Stockholm.

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If you are wondering where to go Life Drawing here in Stockholm, check out my list of links to the right of this article under the Heading: Kroki I Stockholm (Life Drawing in Stockholm).
Kroki i Stockholm
Kroki i Stockholm – 5 minuters teckning av David Meldrum