figure studies

I have loved drawing the figure since I took my first drawing class at RISD with the late Mahler Ryder during the summer of 1978. Classic figure drawing (from a nude model) is a very Zen-like practice requiring keen observation coupled with fine motor skills and quick reflexes. Like art calisthenics, it helps to keep your hand-eye coordination in shape.

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Seated Nude

Reclining Nude

Standing & Seated Woman

Young Male Model

Two Seated figures

Reclining Female