The Plan

Here’s a plan for the typical three-hour quick sketch session: First half-hour—One- and three-minute poses. Follow the example of Michael Hampton’s Figure Drawing: Design and Invention, p. 38, and focus on the placement of landmarks.     Second half-hour—Five-minute poses. Start with the same landmarks, but add more volume and contour.        … Continue reading The Plan


To the left is the original half-hour sketch I used to make the print below that I posted last time:   And here's the 1934 Japanese print by Toraji Ishikawa titled “In the Bathroom” that I used for the basic design: The print went really quickly. It only took about 4 hours. Now I'm working… Continue reading Sources