And away it’s going! Can you believe it’s August 25th already? Wow. The summer just flew by. Adiós dear summer . . . it’s been real :waves:
I got a terrific jumpstart on vigorous art modeling last night when I posed at Spring Studio. What a great session! It was a packed house, with latecomers squeezing themselves into any available space they could find. And I was pleased with myself for being on my game posing-wise. It felt really good to be back on the platform 🙂
My friend Jordan Mejias monitored the session. His work has appeared on this blog several times and beautified Museworthy with their fluidity and elegant darks and lights. You can see his fabulous wash drawings in previous posts here , here, and here.
Yesterday at Spring, Jordan spent much of the time doing pencil drawings, because even watercolorists have to practice drawing. Here are some of his sketches of me from last night:
This is some foreshortening to the max! Jordan is partial to that angle, preferring to sit at the extreme sides of the modeling platform:
Here’s that same reclined pose from a different position and from a different artist. Charles Johnson is a Spring Studio regular and creates these unique freestyle sketches done in dark pen. He draws with pure joy and uninhibited spirit:
Charles frequently does these portrait “montages” of the models. He once did one of me that had maybe 15 or 16 heads in variation. This is the one he did last night: