I experienced a way of life drawing I haven’t used in a long time during a recent online session with the School of Painting, St Ives. the session focused on shape and shadow, influenced by images from classic cinematic scenes. As you can guess from the title, I was drawing the model and her shadow. I used charcoal throughout and, as is usually the case with that medium, I loved some of the results! Here are my drawings from the session:

Still poses:

(↑ this is my favourite drawing of the session)


Drawings whilst the model moved and swirled, I sketched the images when she paused for a few moments:


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