Category: Drawing

Figuary 2020 #10

"Figure 50", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

I have to say the practice and process of doing these figure drawings is becoming easier. I may even be learning something.

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Figuary 2020 #9

"Figure 49", Leo Plaw, 21 x 30cm, graphite pencil on paper

Figurary #9 was taking its time.I had to draw many many lines.Other things got in the way.What more can I say?

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Figuary 2020 #8

Figuary 2020 #8

I might be a little late with number 8, but I’m trying to keep up to date, with #figuary2020.

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Figuary 2020 #7

Figuary 2020 #7

Here’s the next drawing in my on going #figuary project.

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Figuary 2020 #6

Figuary 2020 #6

It’s been a busy day, and I completed #6 for #figuary.

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Figuary 2020 #5

Figuary 2020 #5

I was running a bit behind schedule with this one. It’s been a long day, but I put the effort in to finish this so I did not skip a day of #figuary.

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Figuary 2020 #4

Figuary 2020 #4

Day four of #figuary. This time I paid attention to keeping this drawing simpler and leaving the polish off.

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Figuary 2020 #3

Day three of #figuary. And now I should get on with some painting.

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Figuary 2020 #2

Figurary-0002-xsw

I have other artwork to put time into, so I can’t spend much time on these #figuary drawings. But, I guess that’s the aim of the exercise, to produce expressive drawings. In that case, this one is overworked.

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Figuary 2020 #1

Figurary-0001

I came across #Figuary, February as the month of the figure, it was the excuse I needed to embark upon a drawing a figure per day.

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Deliberate Practice – 9900 hours to go

Anatomy - Arms Study

It’s said that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice is required to master anything. So if you did roughly three hours a day, every day (OK, one day off), it would take you approximately 10 years to reach mastery. Let that

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Figure 27 Drawing Time Lapse

Figure 27 Drawing Time Lapse

Now that I have my camera rig set up, there’s a better work flow with doing the artwork and filming at the same time.

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Shadow Play with Pencils

a play of light and shadow… starting drawing time again

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Dreams and Dedication are a Powerful Combination.

Hopes and dreams, do we live them, can we live them? When results are not forthcoming, then what?

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Graphic – Dissolution – Sale

Dissolution - pen on paper, 2013

I recently did a version of an earlier painting of mine in pen. Some one has the chance to own the original drawing I made, as I am selling it on eBay.

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Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School

Tired of life drawing? Tired of drawing the same potatoes that recline on a couch? On Saturday Anja and I sought out different schooling for our figure drawing needs. We enrolled in Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, closeted away in a small club, hidden from street view, in the Graefekiez of Kreuzberg, Berlin.

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