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No Nudes Is Bad News

Every now and again I read a comment or have a conversation about “life-drawing,” that is drawing or painting a posing model. It’s mostly about the model posing with no clothes on. The comments range from “woo, woo” to starching … Continue reading

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Drawing loosely is good

I don’t do tight rendering very well. Never did. Never will. So what! I have found that the best approach is to do what you can do and do it the best you can. One of my favorite instructors at … Continue reading

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The Blue Smock

About a week after I began working on this painting (which, by the way, is based on a preliminary sketch completed a year or so ago), I came across a similar painting by Mark Rothko in the Brooklyn Museum.  It was one … Continue reading

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