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Multiple versions

Posted in drawing with tags , , , , on January 1, 2008 by brian55peterson

I typically repeat the drawings any time, each one is different and it seems to revolve around my mood at the time. A lot of what I do is motivated by my subconscious, the weight of the strokes the hardness of edges. These 2 I did last week.
nude-charcoal-scaled.jpgnude-charcoal-2.jpg

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Graphite vs Charcoal

Posted in drawing with tags , , , , , on January 1, 2008 by brian55peterson

I like the drama of tone in charcoals vs the subtlety of graphite. Here is a sketch from my notebook done in pencil

I do 2 or 3 a day. This is the model for the charcoal in the earlier post.

Nude sketch graphite 4 x 7 inches

More on the figure

Posted in drawing with tags , , , , on December 31, 2007 by brian55peterson

figurestudy3.jpgI like the incomplete image of this one as well as the strokes. Don’t like the overall tone. I think it lacks range and looks flat.