Gestural Drawings

Gestural Drawing brings a freedom a spontaneity to a painting. It is for the artist, a chance to respond to a pose with expression,  it can be an emotional response. “The rapidity of execution suggests an aesthetic which is most concerned with the essence of the pose, and an economy of means in its representation, rather than a careful study of modeling of light on the form. You’re letting the pencil roam freely and quickly in order to capture the model’s movement […]

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Oil Figure Sketches

“Corners of my Mind” 8″ x10″ | Oil Sketch | CJK     These oil sketches were quick fire sketches – done with the kind of abandon one should shoot for especially when working with a model and under a time pressure. Don’t think too hard, just paint, and respond with intent, be alert. Unfortunately I got wrapped up in a larger canvas and longer pose, it lost the energy the spontaneity it became overworked, it’s a wiper now painted […]

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