Friday 27 December 2013

Lay Figures - part 1

Conté crayon on black paper (A4)
Perhaps not every artist has one, but many do. I'm not sure if they get used very often, though. Mine doesn't, although I do like him (actually, I have two; this post is devoted to the larger one, which is affixed to a pole). The Twitter event / hashtag #stilldecember (still life) encouraged a few of us to treat our lay figures, or artists' manikins, as subjects in themselves.
The little figures even started having adventures...
Above left: Seated, Inktense pencil and water (A4 paper); 
above right: With Sindy, Coloursoft pencil (A3 paper)

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