Figuring it Out

 

Life drawing is art making taken to its most basic function and philosophy

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Its very hard to be dishonest in the act of taking down what you see onto paper.

LARA WITH BLUE PENCIL PASTEL ON PAPER 2004

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The engagement of the artist to the model is intimate.  or, it should be, for clarity of self.

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Forget about thinking, it’ll just be a burden,  instinct should dominate.

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Figure drawing is a sensory act, how the pencil moves on the paper, variations of pressure of the mediums,  how your eyes read the model and your response to their characteristics.

josanne ceramic 2005

Interpretations are reward for hard work

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