Sunday, February 8, 2015

Drawing boards and Donkeys

Life drawing at The Artists 25 studio- A very nice space with the feel of a proper studio- donkeys, easels, a wash basin crusted with paints...the whole nine yards.

Its a different feel to stand in front of a drawing board and a well- posed model. I tend to forget how satisfying it is.






One of the problems with not going often is, you make many mistakes. Here are a few that I noticed:










The session I attended was run by this guy:



He was hardcore and painted the model during short poses, stealing a snooze in between the longer ones.

The place was great, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone in Toronto who is interested! Check it out-  http://www.artists25.ca

Monday, January 19, 2015

Standing Scoliosis



"I stand everywhere now. At night I go home and stand - a single bulb swaying from the ceiling of a featureless room - waiting until it is time to come back into the office."- Rich Duhaney


Friday, December 5, 2014

Happy Elephant



Upon drawing this happy elephant, I realized that it required some movement. Then this happened:



Thursday, November 20, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Sunny Sunday



Backyard patio of a cafe in Bloor West Village.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The Embedded Majesty


From the wooden railing of my patio, this majestic elephant that stares at me.