FIGURATIVE PASTEL PAINTINGS

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I have been working on a more involved painting of late, that, and family visits,  have held me back, so all I have to show are my recent life studies done at the sessions I go to.

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I am finding the poses very tedious and not very demanding or imaginative. Too much sitting stiffly in chairs for my tastes. I did get my oar in last week and managed to set the pose and got Arthur in a lying pose.

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At least we had a different angle to work from, though I dont think I did it the justice it deserved.

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Then on Saturday the organiser was sorting out something interesting when someone came in and made a request for a sitting pose with Eve reading. I wonder if these people ever look through the drawings they’ve made and see sets of identical drawings with people in the same pose.

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And another sitting figure. This guy moved the  hand that rested on the thigh and had me making changes, not realising what he had done, that ended up with a rather swollen thigh. At that point I gave up and got the early train home.

Life drawings are available for sale on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

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6 thoughts on “FIGURATIVE PASTEL PAINTINGS

    • Thanks Deb. This group moved from a light and airy studio to a back room, hemmed in by buildings. After a year or so they have invested in a light, and this was the result. Last week, because it gets in the way, they went without the light and we get the woman reading. Sometimes I could scream – maybe the subject of a painting.

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  1. Thanks. Sitting for a couple of hours in silence will always dampen your spirits ( and all these places have cds etc.)
    Still, painting laughing faces is prone to mishap – as I know too well – so a glum face allows me to concentrate on the anatomy.

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