Life drawing 2015 #27 part 1

Return visit to Fashion Illustration Class in Shoreditch for one of the last sessions before tutor Clara Gomez heads south for a long winter break.

First up are my notes on Clara’s ‘nine heads high’ method for mapping out deliberated elongated human figures, along with a couple of abstractions I did while in that frame of mind… then three drawings which revert to my ‘normal’ approach…sketchbook_151201_01sketchbook_151201_02sketchbook_151201_03sketchbook_151201_05sketchbook_151201_04

Life drawing 2015 #13 part 2

Drawings from the second half of this week’s Fashion Illustration Class in Shoreditch: hostess, tutor and (on this occasion) model Clara Gomez in an antique bridal dress, whilst encouraging us to experiment with colour…


The venue (Paper Dress in Shoreditch) is moving to a different venue very shortly, so get along to this class while you can!

Life drawing 2015 #8 part 3

Three takes on a single pose by model Gaia at Monday’s visit to the Fashion Illustration class at Paper Dress vintage bar and boutique in Shoreditch, run by Clara Gomez. Usually life drawing classes are all about being as accurate as possible, so it was a novelty to be encouraged to exaggerate.  By the third drawing Gaia’s legs had got longer…