Author Archives: mmgilbert

Keeping stuff is good: #34 & #35, Seated Nudes

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. These drawing are of the same person in two consecutive poses. She was quite still but also conveyed action. That is what I call a first rate model. She picked the … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #33

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. The model transfigured. I have no idea why I drew this the way I did. But that’s nothing new. It always starts with the best way to use the space on … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #28 to #31

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. These are two models who are rendered in different media and different styles. The intention is to show not only a difference in appearance but also a difference in personality. #28 … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #24 -#27

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. These are drawings of one female model who sat so patiently and who was much at home, or so it seemed with her bulk. Personally, I find drawing what they call … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #21

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. This one is a drawing of a male model, more or less like a statue in semi-abstract style. You may note that there was no regard for proper proportion or perspective. … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #19 and #20

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. There are a whole series of nudes in this sketchbook so I am posting two or three at a time as collages. I got into the habit of drawing nudes from … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #17 and #18

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. There are a whole series of nudes in this sketchbook so I am posting two or three at a time as collages. I have repeated been asked to classify myself as … Continue reading

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