Synagistic Life drawing

We have had a great spell of life drawing classes recently. That probably because i feel that my drawings are going in a new and interesting direction. I have a few students in there with me, some turn up for the class, some would rather finish a bit of woodie stuff. Life drawing is always important but never urgent. So I teach and draw and look forward to the session every week as a time I can learn something new. I remember the advice give to tennis players by the great female tennis pro Virginia Wade
”Success in Tennis is about liberating your mind to allow your body to do the right thing.”

Drawing is pretty much like that, sometimes its about taking the brakes off. Allowing your eyes to see and your hand to move without interferance from the brain. We certainly ask our students to look in a different way to see straight surfaces to distinguish correct shapes from incorrect. Drawing is just away of doing that better.

davids life drawing feb 2008


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