This is a example of getting distracted mid-pose and not finishing it 😀 The other two gestures are ok ^^ These were done on rough newsprint, I think it's my favorite paper so far for warm-up drawings.
Whenever I start the drawing sessions with short poses, I just draw them on the same page. If the pose wasn't working out, I just erase it. There's simply no time to switch paper sheets with 1-minute poses 😀 However, sometimes these gesture drawings turn out to be pretty dynamic and interesting. They're also a … Continue reading Tri-figure, charcoal drawing
Whenever the pose is too short, I just concentrate on one part of the body and sort of just indicate the rest. There's really no need to beat oneself over being unable to do the whole figure in a few minutes. Same goes for an unflattering pose, don't try to challenge yourself to make it … Continue reading Standing and sitting figure, charcoal drawing
Whenever I start drawing, it takes me a few minutes to get into it. At first, those short 1-minute poses look like a bunch of lines that barely resemble a figure, but with each pose they take on more shape. Sometimes, it's those initial lines that I like best about the whole figure.