Monthly Archives: September 2014

Figuring Out Figure Drawing

On Thursdays the Palette and Chisel runs one long-pose session on the 3rd floor, and one short-pose session on the 2nd floor. The first time I attended the long-pose session, I took my time and aimed for accuracy. When I arrived … Continue reading

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On Drawing: Seeing, Feeling, Knowing

Sometimes, in the course of learning how to do something as complex as drawing, it’s important to write down the big lessons learned. Here are three that have been key for me. The first was that learning to draw is … Continue reading

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Saying Uncle: On Giving Up

Originally I was using this site as an artist’s portfolio, a place where art directors in the children’s book world could access my work. I had written, illustrated, and self published one book of poems for children, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

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