Saturday’s life drawing 

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Another Saturday and another burst of 1, 2, 3 and 5 minute poses. The organiser added 30 second poses to the grinding session. He thought we were having to much time with the 1 minute ones! I can see his point though, all you can do is capture the pose, nothing else when time is so short.

 

Life drawing 

My Saturday life drawing is like a military boot-camp, we all feel totally exhausted after two hours of 1, 2 and 3 minute poses. I wasn’t in form this day so not much to show but I learned a lot which is more important than doing a nice sketch I think.

 

Tuesday’s life drawing 

I haven’t gone to life drawing on a Tuesday evening for quite a while. I had such a bad watercolour day at home in my studio that I felt I had to go out and cheer myself up. It worked, it felt good to sketch and forget the day that was.

Monday’s life drawing 

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Monday evenings, a small group and I usually go to a pub in the old town after our life drawing session. It’s really nice to go through our drawings and show to each other or successes and failures.

 

Saturday’s life drawing

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Not much to say, it wasn’t my best day but that is life. One just has to make sure one has more ups than downs.

Monday’s life drawing

I had the same model (Roza) as I had on the Saturday, different venue and more time for each pose. My paper was A4 and the grain of it was different from what I am used too so it took a few bad drawings to get used to it. I don’t think A4 is big enough to express good lines and expression.

Saturday’s life drawing

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Every Saturday we get 1, 2 and 3 minutes to sketch. I get through a lot of paper and energy during those 2 hours. We get a few 5 minutes too but they are few. I like drawing at speed, it becomes more instinctive when one doesn’t have time to think.
The venue was Basis here in Stockholm, the model’s name is Roza and my paper was A3 in size.

Saturday’s life drawing

The teacher who runs the life drawing on Saturday’s at Basis, Stockholm likes to push us to our sketching limits with lots of one and two minutes poses. It’s funny how after sketching lots of one minute poses two minutes then feels like a long time. Three minutes feels like an eternity.

Monday’a life drawing

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I was in good form this evening, I think it was because I was drawing and painting all day before hand so I was already in the groove.