I haven’t added much life drawing recently (partly because I’ve not been to many of the sessions at The Sparrowhawk) so here is a small sprinkle of pics.
The old life drawing, again. Escaping the crappy wet weather and drawing in a cosy room above a pub was the right thing to do. A pint of Guinness, some old blues/swing tunes on the iPod and two hours of … Continued
Back at the life drawing again. The first session of 2014 and it was rammed. I’ve never seen so many people there. It’s good for Betty, but we’ll see how many will stick to the “I must do more drawing” … Continued
A return to upstairs at The Sparrowhawk with Betty Frankenstein’s Drawing Room, after a short break. I was pleased with nearly all my drawings this week, but here are my two faves. It occurred to me that large drawings of … Continued
Back at Betty Frankenstien’s Drawing Room, after a good few weeks’ absence, I found that I was a bit rusty at the old life drawing. Eventually, the scribbling cogs began to turn smoothly, so I carried on using that technique … Continued
I’ve been back above the Sparrowhawk pub again, in Crystal Palace, doing another evening of life drawing at Betty Frankenstien’s Drawing Room. This week, I used watercolour paper (300gsm, so pretty thick) and some water soluble pencils. I’ve not used … Continued
There is a slight burlesque feel to these life drawings from Betty Frankenstien’s Drawing Room session in Crystal Palace (above The Sparrowhawk). Our model wore a few vintage items of clothing, which actually helps with getting the proportions right when … Continued
My task on Monday was to put some curves back into my life drawing at Betty Frankenstien’s Drawing Room, SE19. As an exercise, I tried to keep my pencil on the paper as long as possible. Instead of drawing all … Continued