• Figure Drawing with Conte!

    5 monthes ago - By Nora MacPhail

    Quick gesture with dark brown conte on newsprint sienna conte for a quick portrait gesture 20 minute figure study 20 minute portrait study 1.5 hour pose in conte with white pastel
    The model at yesterday's life drawing class was just sensational. I had never drawn him before and a new model is always a treat. He had a really interesting face and he kept very still. Instead of my usual watercolour, I decided to use conte, a tool that allows for big loose strokes and 11x15" newsprint, for it's smooth and unintimidating qualities. Lots of fun.
    Now, back to my anatomy books to brush up!
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