Sunday, September 19, 2010

Longing; Proposal; Healing Touch; Together




Drawn today, from life.

All on black pastel paper (12"x16").

Together is pastel and graphite; the others are pastel.

13 comments:

  1. You have so many different styles. I'm so taken with man, upper left.

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  2. I think good paintings/drawings are like good photos, you have to have great subject matter, found or created. He's terrific, such a face.

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  3. all are good, you have your own style, the first for me is superb

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  4. Thanks, all.

    Paula, the model is terrific; has an amazing face.

    It's interesting that everyone sees a male. (Color of drawing; strength of profile, neck and adam's apple?) These are drawings of two female models.

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  5. Your class must be well funded...two models? we never got that on the state school level.

    The upper right portrait. Something about it reminds me of native american art. I can't put a finger on it, but it's the right balance between the minimal and the somber.

    The man looks like my friend Chris Werner who, incidentally, teaches figure drawing at Otis

    You are blogging fast and furious. I'm missing posts

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  6. PA, thanks for visiting. I'm happy to hear from you.

    By the way, these are from local drawing meet ups or groups. I've just been uncharacteristically restrained in sticking to one support and one primary medium. As I do more unpacking and set up a place to work of my own, expect more media/supports to show up.

    For the drawings this time, there really were two models. We had to pay double to fund it.

    All the other two model drawings I've posted recently were done with one model, which you've probably already figured out.

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  7. The "two-ness" in these seems more important. Wish I'd said that before I read the comments . . . but I THINK I'd have thought it anyway.

    Certainly as a group, these are my favorite since coming here. I might even say that about each one individually, though I'm less certain about that--the women in blue were/are awfully nice.

    Of course, there's "nice" and there's "dramatic," and I might see more of the latter in this group.

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  8. FYI, I too see a male in #1.

    And now that I look again, the two individuals seems at least as powerful and the two pairs.

    You're making me think. Stop it.

    By the way, I can't believe how MANY of these you come up with in a day. Do visual artists have garages full of their work? How does that work, the issue of sheer volume, compared to writers, or sculptors, or painters?

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  9. YOu are a very talented lady! Glad you visited my blog today so I got a chance to find yours!

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  10. Thanks, Kate, and welcome. Your blogs are a pleasure.

    Banjo, thanks. To answer your question, yes. If you are producing large volumes of anything, then you have a large volume of that thing. Prolific writers and writers who pen multiple drafts used to have that volume problem, I would imagine. Now, with computer, storage is much less of an issue, I suspect.

    For works on paper, I can store a lot in relatively little space, as long as it isn't framed. Think of the volume of a sketchbook. Much bulkier, though less fragile, are works on canvas or board.

    Part of the reason I photograph some of my work is to take advantage of the storage capacity available on a hard drive. It's not the same as the thing itself, but still . . . .

    And work piles up. Ideally, the work is selling and going out to others.

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  11. Interesting. Thank you. And have I mentioned that it's always struck me how an artist really has to part with the work once it's sold? To this word person, that sounds like giving away a child. (Faulkner said, about editing out your own flawed phrasing, "Kill your darlings." Same idea. But you guys REALLY have to.).

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