Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Monday evening life drawing.

I started the last session using my brush pen, I wanted to do a lot of sketches as I usually do...




...then, they turned few strong lights on, that was a great opportunity to try some washes and play with the shadows.






40 comments:

eendar said...

Wow!!!! Those sketches in watercolour are very special, I love them!!! Soooo pretty!!

Boris Hiestand said...

whoa- those watercolor washes are excellent! Wish I was there..

armee said...

Like the light in these sketches

Stef said...

Thanks Monica, it's actually ink and a lot of water.

Thanks Boris and Armee!

Matt J said...

Lovely studies, the series of full figures look great.
Looks like the model we drew at TATE Modern last time?

Stef said...

Nope, but she was a great model to draw, you would have love it, especially with the strong light and shadow, funny because we talked about it last time, we said that it would be great to have more interesting light in the room...voila.

Anonymous said...

They look great and I like the touch of the watercolor.

hfm
http://tcores.blogspot.com

Joan said...

I like this kind of sketch. The technique is deceptively simple, but you get a real rich lighting and volume in the body with the ink wash. And your nice date stamp with vertical red figures adds a pseudo-oriental touch! I like to draw this way for imaginary characters: once I did a whole series of people, my "Whimbats".

Jez Hall said...

oooh ..they're great! inspiring.

donnachada said...

The washes are great. Lovely contrasts.

Thierry said...

OOOOOhhh.
c'est tres fort, bravo.

A. Riabovitchev said...

Great sketches!Very nice!

Virginia Valle said...

Thank you Stef,is really nice to see you...beautiful sketches I LOVE the shadows you made, is a beautiful work,really beautiful work, my congrats!!!I think everyone hope to see more.

Heather_Chavez said...

the figure drawings done is a wash have a lot of enery and realy convey movement

Crescendo said...

Very nice works Stephane !

Kristian Antonelli said...

these are so beautiful

yoshi said...

Crocquer a l'encre de chine ca rends super bien
J'adore...

janey said...

It's hard to say much more then that they are beautiful. I really like your work.

Process Junkie said...

Superb!

gur-B said...

Serious now Steph...why don't you get your best stuff, frame them and rent a small gallery space and exhibit some stuff next to the trendy bar with Crookie's artwork ?

gur-B said...

.. forget it,,,let's go straight to that trendy bar ?


Non ?*


*thats French for awesome drawings !

Alina Chau said...

THese are AWESOME!! Love the brush style drawings!

J said...

Cool stuff Stef. Liking those washes.

smunk said...

NICE!

Smook said...

Those washes are superb, Stef! All great, but I'm drawn to the fourth wash (the one where she is sitting on the box with the date strategically placed beneath). Magnifique.

Stef said...

Thank you very much for the comments everybody! very much appreciated.

Kei Acedera said...

very impressive work!

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Bobby Chiu said...

Those are just AWESOME!!

the doodlers said...

These are all lovely but we agree with Smook. that one of the woman with her beautiful back lit up is exceptional.

limbolo said...

delicious Stef...
Reminds me of James McMullen.

Rebekit said...

awesomely fantastic!

E m m a n u e l l e . W a l k e r said...

Sensass!... quels lavis mes amis!

unbemerkt said...

wow. i really like your work. especially your life drawings!
great!!

Stef said...

Thanks Guys!
Limbolo, who is James McMullen? Unfortunately I don't know his work yet. Thanks for the comment.

kiko said...

simple, imponente, descriptivo, hacen que te den ganas de jugar con la tinta y ver a donde te llevan los trazos.

Chrissie A said...

These lovely life sketches are just exquisite! So simple and so gorgeous. Nice work--great blog; I'll visit often. :)

its-a-wrap said...

I love the loose brush. have you ever seen ryan larkin's WALKING? he animated in that technique. and your sculpture is
incredible.

Stef said...

-Thanks Kiko and Chrissie.

-Thanks Hans. Your "chinese brush" post was great inspiration.
Unfortunately, I've never seen Ryan Larkin's walking, but I'll look for it.
Thanks for the comment about the sculpture too, my friend Rene is one talented Artist! I've just done the drawing and he brought life into it.

alberto mielgo said...

Sorry Stef.I missed those ones!
The best ones for sure.
Such a great watercolor. All flowing in your paper.
Estonishing (However you writte it)