Reclining figure, charcoal drawing

This piece took me about 30 minutes, and I wish I had done it on a better paper. I used rough newsprint, and it's not the best paper for longer poses. Still, I'm fairly satisfied with the results, especially considering that I didn't get the best vantage point for this pose.

Standing male figure, charcoal drawing

I think I really need to work on shoulder girdle, it seems to always turn out way too small. This is a 10-minute drawing, but all of the basic structure mistakes are already set in place 😂

Sitting half-figure, charcoal drawing

Sometimes, the whole pose isn't working from that particular angle. Therefore, it's okay to draw only a part of the figure. For example, sometimes I can't see the model's feet because the heater or something else is in the way, and it really throws off the whole figure. It's still hard for me to put … Continue reading Sitting half-figure, charcoal drawing

Male figure, charcoal drawing

I think I finally got into the habit of dating my drawings 😀 It might seem silly, but after a while I can't tell when I drew each artwork. As the result, it's tough to understand whether I'm making any progress.

Male figure, gesture drawing

Back to the gesture drawings, I really like when drawing sessions start with a series of quick 1-minute standing poses. It' a great warm-up exercise, helps one get into the drawing mood for the rest of the session.