Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Summer-time blues (or purple and turquoise)

Just one pose. About 90 minutes in hard pastel on 75cm x 55cm

Friday, 19 June 2015

Stuck in the corner

Had problems with proportions today as I was very close to the model and could not move back as I was in the corner with the spare easels. First a couple of 10 minutes.

Then 30 minutes

Finally one hour.

Question of scale

First the large sculpture (about 68cm)

Then the small one (about 10 cms).

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Jigsaw puzzle

Still trying to fit things together. First some 5 minute poses in charcoal on 75cm x 55cm pastel paper.

Then some 10 minutes on A2.

Then a 30 minutes on A2.

Tuesday, 9 June 2015


Shapes and crops. First in 15 minutes:

Then 20 minutes

Wednesday, 3 June 2015


First some sketches

and then a work in progress

Who turned the lights off?

Dramatic lighting tonight. First some 10 minutes.

Then some longer ones. Twenty minutes followed by 30.

Monday, 1 June 2015

A question of scale

First some quick posts in pastel pencil (A1). 5 mins except the right one which was 10 mins.

A 10 min and 20 min in charcoal on A2.

An hour with coloured pencils (need to tone down some of the orange).

Another hour in pencil.

Finally a coloured pencil in 50 minutes.