I Love Life-drawing

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    The Regular Model Didn't Show Up

    We were sitting in our art class, waiting for our model. Unfortunately, she didn't show up and we got quite frustrated. The instructor looked at us, 15 disappointed students, and asked for a volunteer to pose. We stared reluctantly at the floor. Nobody seemed to be wiiling to...
    shmuelholl shmuelholl
    1 Response Apr 3, 2012

    The Model Became A Friend

    It started about fifteen years ago. I attended a life drawing class and she was one of the models. She had something very special, a unique beauty and a warm personality that radiated into the paintings made of her. I asked to draw her in private ans she agreed. For two years I...
    shmuelholl shmuelholl
    1 Response Jan 15, 2011

    My First Session

    Howdie folks Just to set the scene, i have been approached by a family friend, who teachers art at one of the local schools to sit for her drawing class. At first i laughed it off, but have since agreed to do it. So ... obviously i am very nervous and have been scouting the net...
    allgold allgold
    Jul 24, 2009

    I love the feeling of being completely lost in

    someone's form. their structure, the shapes, the logic of it all... life drawing is such a useful thing. you learn so much about the body. i just love it. love love love it.
    ocelia ocelia
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2009

    Univesre Of The Young

    You fly to the sun and I'll fly to the moon see what we find, lets meet again soon I was a boy and you were my friend back in the days when that was our world We wondered and dreamed and had fanciful times We had no fear, we had the rest of our lives with no inhibitions we...
    funsummer74 funsummer74
    36-40, M
    Nov 11, 2011


    please explain me why did I have to listen to Carlos Santana entire CD not once, not twice, but 3 times in the same afternoon while I am working... I mean, trying to remain very still for my talented life drawing students... You see, the struggle is that it is very hard for a...
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    In General

    love drawing people and objects that I can study.......
    GlitzyGirl22 GlitzyGirl22
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 26, 2010

    Drawing Life Models Was One Of My Favorite Subjects In College.

    Life drawing was one of my favorite subjects when I was in college just a couple years ago. I use to love going to life class and drawing the nude models. And I always admired them for being so courageous to be able to do that. We drew both male and female models of different...
    sara120 sara120
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Oct 10, 2009

    I Found A Class

    Ive been looking for a life drawing class on and off for a while now, depending mainly on whether or not i was content with drawing my gf of the time. So i've been to a few, and the mood wasnt really right, too much over the shoulder instruction. But recently i found a tiny...
    1of2 1of2
    Jul 6, 2012

    Life Modelling

    Hi Everyone I've read about those of you who love Life Drawing, well we Life Models enjoy modelling (jn the right circumstances of course!) I currently model for a lady Artist in Worcestershire, on a regular basis. Both she and I are always very professional. As she is very...
    ThomasHepburn ThomasHepburn
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jun 17, 2012

    Is Is My Saturday Afternoon Hobby

    In stories in other groups I already told how I became hooked on drawing. I stopped drawing regularly about 10 years until November 2009. In November 2009 I starting going to the OPen figure drawing workshops in one of Piladelphia's downtown art clubs. First I thought I wouldn't...
    wimnj wimnj
    51-55, M
    1 Response Dec 1, 2010
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