Category Archives: figurative

Expressive oil portrait

About to paint more landscapes but got distracted by the news and realized I had just enough paint left on the palette to paint a perfect a** hat/ a**clown. Since those might be offensive titles I decided to name this … Continue reading

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Gustavo

A couple of poses from this morning’s life drawing session with Gustavo – another great model. I experimented with Mars Violet Derwent jumbo charcoal sticks for these. Enjoy! K.M.

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A morning of drawing Kathryn

Some charcoal sketches – quick gestures to some longer poses, from a life drawing session. I hope I captures a little of how fantastic a model and beautiful person that she is. Enjoy! K. M.

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“Lambie” – a graphite sketch

A little graphite sketch of my daughter’s much loved and well-traveled “Lambie”. A great subject for some more Zorn palette practice.  Stay tuned… K.M.

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More life drawing studies…

Working on values and “turning the light”. Enjoy! K.M.

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Getting back at long last

Well my stint back in industry is drawing to a close soon so I’ve been busy getting myself re-established in Ottawa. Have found very reasonable studio time with live model once a week so getting started with some figurative work. … Continue reading

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Sketchbook business…

A few studies in planar anatomy – something I’ve been playing with lately.  Some figurative gesture sketches and some fruit.  Been finding time to squeeze in some drawing until I can get back to painting late winter/Spring. Enjoy! K.M.

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