After an initial good start, with a simple head and shoulders, my second five minute sketch went to pieces…

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…thus, I decided to experiment with brush and ink, reasoning that I could not rub this out. It kind of worked. I shall try this again.

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Tone? Well, in five minutes, it’s not a bad first attempt. Putting tone into landscapes and buildings seemed so much easier somehow…

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And thus, we come to this weeks series of six 2 minute poses. I don’t think these were as successful this week, as they were last…

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…and so we return to tone. This time our teacher plunged the room into almost complete darkness, with one directional light, and so this tone piece was born.

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Last week I was faced with a pose for which I had to attempt, and mastered to a certain extent, foreshortening. For this the half hour last pose of this evening, and this half term, I was faced with full body foreshortening. I think I did quite well…

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I wonder whether any of my colleagues will allow me to sketch themselves tomorrow when we go out for a curry…?!!