Friday Figures- Drawing Joy

6B pencil on Stillman & Birn 8 1/2" x 11" sketchbook, Alpha Series.
6B pencil on Stillman & Birn 8 1/2″ x 11″ sketchbook, Alpha Series. Going for form as defined by its shadow. 4 minute pose.
6B pencil in Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook, 8 1/2 x 11
6B pencil in Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook, 8 1/2 x 11. 4 minute pose.
6B pencil on Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook.
6B pencil on Stillman & Birn Alpha Series sketchbook. 4 minute pose.
6B pencil on Stillman & Birn 8 1/2 x 11" sketchbook, Alpha Series.
A nice oil sketch came out of this one, which I drew first to get the values and placement down, then sketched it up on the oil primed paper and slapped thin paint on it at it with big brushes; results to be posted later when it’s done cooking. We played with props a bit here- a red and orange silk scarf, a satin robe, and a brass vase with a silk poppy on a table next to her. 6B pencil on Stillman & Birn 8 1/2 x 11″ sketchbook, Alpha Series. 4 minute pose.

A shout-out to all my snowbound friends and family in New England- stay warm, and for God’s sake, stay off the roads!

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