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9x12 on Stonehenge Paper. I love Stonehenge, and this colour (I forget the colour name). This time my silver prisma-color pencil called my name. I love the silver on this, and it changes with the light, which is fun. It began as a light sketch in silver, and then I put in the heavy lines, because that’s the fun part, I love inscribing the paper with heavilly applied silvery wax pencil. It is a sensual experience all on it’s own. Then I use a black ink brush pen to bring out the silver; without the black, the silver is too vague, and almost invisible in some light as a distance. The scanner picked it up perfectly.
With this drawing, I am glad I did not fuss too much about proportion. While I worked on it, I knew that things were ‘off’, but there is so much more expression there, than if I had worked at accuracy.
Here’s a few more life drawings from the same night.
A4 Paper, coloured pencil, Life Drawing, Figure Drawing, Female Nude
A4 Paper, Inktense Water-soluble Pencil, Life Drawing, Figure Drawing, Female Nude
A quick portrait in coloured pencil
She is such an awesome model, I love drawing her. Her poses are always expressive and inspiring.