Friday, July 16, 2010

More Figures or...Trying To Retain My Sanity

What a struggle it has been this summer to work for an extended period of time in the studio. Not to bore you with details of a frenzied mom, but sometimes life can be ridiculously busy.

Oh, I can complain and moan about it (see paragraph above!) or I can figure out how to make it work.

My solution for now is to continue developing a series of nudes from our weekly figures sessions with a live model. This is a great way to experiment with materials and technique, as well as develop better drawing skills. Because these aren't necessarily finished paintings, I can work for a few hours and put them away. If I end up with a gem or two, even better!

From top: Blue Morning, Afternoon Siesta, both watercolor and charcoal pencils on hot press
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