My most recent online life drawing session from the School of Painting, St Ives focused on the folded line, and was fabulously lead by Tom Rickman.

I love the way material can drape a form to show the inner shape, yet never seem to really practice drawing and painting it, so this was a great opportunity to learn more.

Working in charcoal on white A4 cartridge paper, we started off with a couple of swift poses:

The pose lengths were extended a little:

We then ended with two longer poses with some more complex folds to try and get into proportion:

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