ten minute exercises

Sometimes I need to draw practice pieces from photographs.  The Figure and Gesture site (see links) has proved to be a great resource in this way.  There is a selection of images of nude and clothed models and a setup that enables the challenge of ten-minute warm-up exercises.  Here are two such sketches.

The ink is acrylic sepia and interestingly Parker’s black fountain pen ink – I had not guessed that it separates into greens and yellows when diluted.

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