Recent posts on Life Drawings
Figure Drawings are the classical tool to study anatomy and poses. Traditional schools also use it to learn in-depth about values (light and shadow). It’s also useful for trying materials, and effects, since there is less pressure to create a “great masterpiece”. So you can see here diverse studies of mine, often simplifying one aspect, to learn more about another. Learning to use new mediums – like ink and washes – as I go along.
Since you’re facing a subject matter repeatedly, that has also been tackled by all the greats in art history, even the question of “what am I drawing and why” become an interesting part of it.
If you are interested, you can join our weekly figure drawing sessions in Amsterdam.