Model sketching time again. My mind was occupied with many other projects but live model sketching always has priority. Whereas skecthing often is called the primary process, live model sketching I consider to be primus inter pares.
A quick sketch in pastel and charcoal after I completed my graphite pencil drawing ‘Wijk bij Duurstede – 20-05-19’ this evening.
Olympia – 22-03-19 Before last Tuesday’s model session I thought of a great pose I instructed to my model. It showed great triangular forms while her body would form […]
Model session – 14-02-19 Last session with my model I wanted to have her pose a little bit more risqué but counterbalance it by keeping the hatched strokes rather […]
The object was to do a pastel drawing similar to ‘model session – 17-01-19’ but to keep the hatched strokes rather wide. I also wanted to combine more complementary colour combinations in order to get a greyish look while on the other hand those hatched strokes look very saturated up close.
Last Thursday it was time for my regular model to sit for me in my studio. I keep a clean blanket for her she can sit on.
Model session – 29-11-18 This evening I had a great session with my main model throughout the years. She is slender, knows what I want and shows dark skin […]
Julia -28-08-18 Yesterday I had famous dancer and choreographer Julia Gómez Avilés over to pose for me. She dances and teaches in Guangzhou, China and is touring now through […]
Model session @ Leidschendam – 14-05-18 A classic model study I did yesterday at Leidschendam, Netherlands. I used two strong LED lamps to light the model from both sides […]
A pastel of a treescape at Royal estate ‘De Horsten’ at Wassenaar, Netherlands. This one I did last Saturday for a group of pastel students and limited myself to appromixately 2 hours, synchronizing to the time span of the pastel workshop, in order for them to relate to a quick build-up without throwing too much details like leaves and branches.