Category Archives: Gesture Drawing

Musicians at Play

OK, so where have I been and what have I been doing? I obviously haven’t been drawing or painting recently. So, what’s going on? As a creative individual, I never have enough time to do all the things I love,

Musicians at Play

OK, so where have I been and what have I been doing? I obviously haven’t been drawing or painting recently. So, what’s going on? As a creative individual, I never have enough time to do all the things I love,

Not Bad for a Barn

Finding this sketch tucked away among my art books brought a smile to my face.

Not Bad for a Barn

Finding this sketch tucked away among my art books brought a smile to my face.

Sketchbooks are for Sketching

I’ve often recounted the story of buying my first sketchbook, how odd it felt to walk through the art supply aisle feeling that I didn’t belong there, how certain I was that I was wasting my money. I truly believed

Sketchbooks are for Sketching

I’ve often recounted the story of buying my first sketchbook, how odd it felt to walk through the art supply aisle feeling that I didn’t belong there, how certain I was that I was wasting my money. I truly believed

Fun with Figures

I love the looseness and relaxed quality I can get by making these timed sketches, such as this “Weeping Woman” – the final pose of my class today.

Fun with Figures

I love the looseness and relaxed quality I can get by making these timed sketches, such as this “Weeping Woman” – the final pose of my class today.

Go Figure!

When I was first introduced to gesture drawing last year, it made no sense to me at all. What could possibly be gained from quickly scribbling down lines that only remotely resembled a human being?

Go Figure!

When I was first introduced to gesture drawing last year, it made no sense to me at all. What could possibly be gained from quickly scribbling down lines that only remotely resembled a human being?

Bringing Art to Life

I am absolutely in love with gesture drawings and the Quick Poses website. I’ve done gesture drawings in the past. The idea of doing rapid-fire little sketches was one I learned as part of my basic drawing instruction last summer.

Bringing Art to Life

I am absolutely in love with gesture drawings and the Quick Poses website. I’ve done gesture drawings in the past. The idea of doing rapid-fire little sketches was one I learned as part of my basic drawing instruction last summer.