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Monday, February 16, 2009

Gestures Of Harry

My brave Wednesday art class students have joined me in my focus on people this year and we were lucky enough to have Harry model for us again this week.
I concentrated on gesture sketching using poses of between 1-3 minutes to build their hand to eye coordination, drawing what they see with their eyes on instinct, allowing no time for fussing about.
The class went exceptionally well and Harry was a star, as usual!
I have found that making sketches myself during these sessions gives me a good insight to their trials and errors, they also provide me with something solid to aid me during our half time discussions.


winna said...

You're learning things that will in later years help you so very much----honing your observation skills etc.

Anonymous said...

Anita! I'm so impressed with your focus! This is one of the things I want to be able to do so I can draw MY are such an inspiration....even when I'm down and "artless" your daily postings really help me to keep trying. thanks! deni....;)

Capt Elaine Magliacane said...

What a gem Harry is, my grandson would not be able to sit still even for 3 mins unless he was playing Ninetendo..LOL Great sketches Anita.