Tag Archives: Nude

Keeping stuff is good #11 Female model

Again, from that sketchbook I recently unearthed and opened. This one is in litho crayon. She wasn’t pregnant. She was an older gal who like some of us was getting a bit saggy. Hate to tell you this but it … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #07

It’s another nude from that sketchbook I recently unearthed an open. She’s drawn from life but abstracted to emphasize her bulk and gravity. She’s a terrific model. She knows how to come up with interesting poses without going over the … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #06

I don’t have much to say about this one. It is just a sketch, like all the other 50 plus drawings in a sketchbook that I unearthed. It’s a nude drawn from life in my usual figurative expressionist style. I … Continue reading

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Keeping stuff is good #05

Another page gets turned. So, why show everything in one sketchbook? I think that the whole idea of making art is to show or, more accurately, to share art. It is a way of having a conversation not only with … Continue reading

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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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Bare naked ladies and gents

Rendering of the human form, especially in the nude, seems to be a big issue for some of us and for those wrapped up in political correctness in particular. In looking back at my work over the past four or … Continue reading

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Nude With Pillows Properly Placed

Nudes always get a reaction, one way or another. The most vociferous come from those who find them offensive or politically incorrect. That’s usually the case when a female figure is involved. From what I gather, the complaints come from … Continue reading

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