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Reply #45 on: August 08, 2015, 05:14:31 AM
Interesting subject Lynn. Great job. :clap:


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Reply #46 on: August 08, 2015, 09:13:19 PM
 :Wow Lynn these are great.  You are doing great.


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Reply #47 on: August 21, 2015, 03:54:18 AM
Thanks so much Sally and  Danielle.  I have to say I am loving doing these even though not that great.  This was our model tonight, Ryn.  3 20 min segments to draw.  I sketched in charcoal and added some pastel quickly.  She is the same model as last time.
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Reply #48 on: August 21, 2015, 05:10:28 AM
Lynn,

At first the photo was not there, then I clicked on the X and it appeared.  Wow, glad I did - would not want to have missed this beautiful drawing.

Even the chair looks good.

aloha

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Reply #49 on: August 21, 2015, 11:48:23 AM
 :clap: :clap: :clap:  Fantastic Lynn.  You are doing so well and it is lovely to see what you can do in such a short time frame.  Makes me panic!!!  You must have nerves of steel.   Anyway, it is gorgeous and so well done.   Patricia
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Reply #50 on: August 21, 2015, 04:53:47 PM
 O0 Lovely pop of blue-just right. I love the freshness of these live sketches you are doing.
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Reply #51 on: August 26, 2015, 02:26:16 AM
Thanks Mea, Patricia and Natalie.  I am becoming addicted to drawing people from life.  Not  great at it but find myself itching to pick up a charcoal pencil wherever I am.  I took a Gesture class this weekend for very short poses and it was so stressful--trying to capture someone in 1-3 minutes.  Still very terrible at that.  Today I was working on my Icon and had to wait an hour to let some glue dry before gilding so I sketched my friends back who is doing an awesome huge oil floral (much prettier than this!).  About 40 min. of doodling in charcoal and pastel.  Not great but fun and she asked to keep it, hah!


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Reply #52 on: August 26, 2015, 02:29:55 AM
Wow!  :heeha:   I can see why she'd want to keep it.  O0   You are getting really good.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #53 on: August 26, 2015, 02:51:40 AM
I'd want to keep it, too, Lynn.   Lovely work!!

The back of her shirt looks so satiny.

aloha

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Reply #54 on: August 26, 2015, 02:53:48 AM
Great composition!
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Reply #55 on: August 27, 2015, 09:45:22 AM
Awesome I would want to keep it too 😃
Aroha! Lisa :-)


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Reply #56 on: August 27, 2015, 02:41:08 PM
Wow! Love this one. I would want to keep it, too. You are doing so well with your life drawing, Lynn.
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Reply #57 on: August 27, 2015, 03:38:16 PM
Just caught up with your thread Lynn ! Some amazing drawing...not forgtting yours Val!


I am so slow in whatever medium i try.....it really amazes me that u come up with such fantastic drawing in such short time!great work!






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Reply #58 on: August 28, 2015, 04:20:15 AM
Mea, Susan, Lisa, Jay and Val and Natalie--glad you like this one.  It was my fastest and smallest but there is something appealing about the scene to me.  Here is tonight's life drawing.  I was warned that I would have some unsuccessful nights and this was definitely one.  I just didn't connect with the model or the pose.  He got a cramp and had to cut the pose to 35 min. instead of 60 so that really messed with my head as I hadn't finished adjusting limbs etc.  Almost didn't post but am doing so as encouragement to anyone doing this.  It doesn't always work out.  I still feel comfortable with female models.  They are easier for me.


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Reply #59 on: August 28, 2015, 06:06:49 AM
Lynn,

That's really pretty good considering the circumstances.  Love his hair.  Can see how he'd get a cramp in that position.

aloha

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