Monday, March 17, 2008 at 5:27 PM
Everyone was Napping

I am on campus an hour before my class starts which gives me time to check out the stacks in the library and/or do some quick sketching.  This morning was beautiful and sunny but very cold and windy.  I finished up the sketch I had begun last week of the building surrounding the quad and did a new one of the kids napping by the large picture windows.  
I had a good session in class today.  Can't wait to post some of today's sketches.  She had us simplifying the body into geometric shapes before beginning a long pose with the model.  We also had some play time with a couple of the poses; pretending we were small children and approaching the drawing with that mindset.  It was fun!

Portico at RCC Quad


  1. Linda Says:

    It is so cool to see sketches of your "school day" ... it looks like wonderful fun!

  2. Quilt Knit Says:

    These are beautiful, Marta! Are you going to share the Master's you had to hand in? I love the before class sketches.

  3. Deborah Says:

    Very fresh. Sounds like you are enjoying the figure class. Good for you!

  4. Anonymous Says:

    These are wonderful sketches. The difference in color temperature is interesting. The top one looks so cool and early morningish and the the second one seems warmer and richer with the beautiful gold arch.

  5. Sandy Says:

    I love when I have sleeping subjects to study undisturbed - you are enjoying school I can see.

  6. Teri C Says:

    The scene of kids sleeping in those chairs brought a smile to my face.
    And that architectural piece if wonderful!

  7. Sandy Says:

    Always love to see your sketches, always great! BUt I LOVE the window scene with the kids captured such a serene quiet


  8. Sharon Says:

    Interesting to see the warm and cool color schemes in these two sketches. I particularly like the freshness of the top drawing.

  9. Ai Says:

    I love this architecture work. I love the curve arch. Beautifully done.

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