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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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More life drawing…

A couple of shots from yesterday’s life drawing.  Working with a different model each week – building up a repertoire for some Zorn palette paintings. Enjoy! K.M.

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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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Charcoal study

Since moving to Ottawa and working back in industry I’ve only had time to do some life drawing at the Orange Gallery.  The attached study in charcoal was from an 11 minute pose in my last session. The model was … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day!

Was inspired to get very free and loose today after a morning checking out the Boardwalk Artists in Dartmouth. This piece is inspired by Canada Day and also a little Brexit.  Only primary colours used. “We Are Not Amused” Acrylic … Continue reading

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Modern contemporary koi

There’s a lot of koi paintings out there and it’s because it’s such a great subject. I wanted to create something like I’ve never seen before.  Having fun with mark making here. Enjoy! K.M.

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