Life drawing practice

Another exercise from my life drawing class. Need more practice! Need to set up an area in my place to do this I don’t have to spend som much money on classes and travel.  

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Life drawing exercise

I started a life drawing class. This is a 10-15 minute exercise with pencil and some cheap acrylic. I plan to do a couple of short courses in drawing and painting and then start a series of large format portraits of my wife.

OUTSIDER ART 101: IMMERSIVE STUDIO

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The writer who didn’t read enough

~ The owner of the book ~ At the park, a couple find a bench that has the best combination of shade and dryness available, and sit down to read. The husband feels a pang of apprehension as he reaches for his book, what is he about to uncover? He half hopes it is rubbish,… Continue reading The writer who didn’t read enough

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 7: end)

PART 1, HERE | PART 2, HERE | PART 3, HERE | PART 4, HERE | PART 5, HERE | PART 6, HERE After months of training with the shadow in his tiny apartment, Andrew Lamb decided it was time to share his newfound passion with the world by finding a proper dance studio to test… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 7: end)

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 6)

PART 1, HERE | PART 2, HERE | PART 3, HERE | PART 4, HERE | PART 5, HERE After a trip to the village to purchase a Bluetooth speaker, Andrew Lamb set out to discover just what kind of music would stimulate his shadow deeply enough to reveal its true nature. It was a… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 6)

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 5)

PART 1, HERE | PART 2, HERE | PART 3, HERE | PART 4, HERE While Andrew Lamb was feeling considerably better, he was still unemployed, malnourished and lacking confidence. His routine had changed only slightly: it still consisted of lying in bed too long and staring at items in his bedroom, but he now… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 5)

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 4)

PART 1, HERE | PART 2, HERE | PART, 3 HERE Rudolf Nureyev’s shadow had grown sick of being mistaken for a figment of concert-goers’ imaginations—being written off as a trick of the light, or as the result of too much partying—and it had had more than enough of being the unsung muse to a… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 4)

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 3)

PART 1, HERE | PART 2, HERE Over the following years Rudolf Nureyev’s shadow slunk onto ships and flights bound for Saint Petersburg, Paris and Vienna to search out the best ballet academies. There it would mimic the steps of their best dancers, and lap up the critiques of their best teachers. It would follow… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 3)

The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 2)

PART 1, HERE Rudolf Nureyev’s shadow—mesmerised by the kinetic grace of the performers—swayed in time with the music, imitating the dance steps as best it could. After two hours of rapture the rehearsal finished and the dancers began to shuffle out of the studio, saying their goodbyes. Deflated, the shadow allowed itself to be dragged back to… Continue reading The shadow of Rudolf Nureyev (Part 2)