The Good, the Bad and the Ugly #2

Referring to my sketches of course, not the models: They're full of mistakes--but hey, they are what they are!!

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9 x 6 life study- 30 min. This was an interesting little study. It's sorta free form, that is, I did no pre-drawing and really just turned off my brain. I remember feeling relaxed when I walked into the open drawing session. I really had no expectations whatsoever. No pressure is always a good thing!

10 x 8 life sketch- 1 1/2hr. I wanted to experiment with atmosphere with this little study. I used a palette knife to keep pulling the paint layers down. I would then repaint certain areas. This is a more indirect approach to painting. Many times you have to go backwards before you can go forward.

16 x 12 -1 1/2hrs.

Great patience is called for on the hard path that I have entered on. 

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Edgar Degas

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