Life Drawing on Zoom

Back in April I signed up for a drawing session organized by Gayle Kayaker and Jennifer Orkin Lewis. We drew from a live model on Zoom, a costumed ballet dancer, Leigh Kidwell.

The Zoom presentation was 2 hours long and Included several breaks for both us and the model, Leigh. She delighted us with a few costume changes to complement her elegant poses.

I drew, and drew, and drew… even scanned all my artwork… and then it all sat cluttering up my laptop’s screen just waiting to be uploaded.

Well today’s the day.

I’m presenting my sketches in chronological order with a number key above each image. The first number is the number of minutes Leigh held the pose and the second number is the sequence number. For example: 5.4 means it’s a 5 minute pose and it’s the 4th time I’ve drawn a 5 minute pose. I used a black Pentel Pocket Brush Pen on 7 in. x 8.5 in. pieces of Strathmore Drawing Paper.

This experience just whetted my appetite to get back to live, in-person life drawing. I just checked, the next session starts in a few weeks.

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