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Week 1 with Steve Silver

The first thing that Steve Silver ever told me was that Art School was the biggest waste of money any sad sap could ever spend. He told me this as I was preparing to graduate from art school. If I

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Last Gesture Drawings of the Semester!

This was our very last model for the semester – meaning if I want any more models for the next two months, I have to pay. Money. WHELP, MAY AS WELL WRITE MY COMIC BOOK. I enjoyed this model quite

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Colorizing today’s creepy drawing

Usually, our models will pose with a stick, or if they’re feeling really creative, two sticks. Today’s model raided the other art teacher’s room and came back with a deer head, two deer-less sets of antlers, a mirror, a viking

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Naked Vikings!

This model was fun – he raided another art teacher’s room and came back with a viking hat, among other things. Usually, my class will continue drawing one pose for two hours or more. I draw faster than the rest

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Big Butt, So What?

This model had the best love handles. I hope he never finds this blog. Stepped poses! All day, every day, let’s go!

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This is the same model mentioned in the Thunderthighs Challenge. Only without the thighs. My favorite is the “Happy One.” Nothing like a walmart-esque smiley face to make your figure drawings pop!

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The Thunderthighs Challenge!

I tend to draw my women with pretty bulky thighs. A couple of students in my anatomy class comment on it frequently, and one good friend even went so far as to say, “You’ve got that Chris Sanders thing going

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Bao the Baobab’s first animation test!

This semester has been a challenge, to put it lightly. A lot of people wanted to jump on this project at first, so I promised a really ambitious deliverable to the teacher. Then everyone who was going to help with

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Art Show is Tomorrow!

Talk about getting this done last minute. These should have been done last week, but between house-hunting, the last minute surprise move, the death-threats from our old landlord, and the mysterious case of the vanishing coolant from my car, I

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Shrouded Figure Drawings – WIP’s

      These are a few of the rough sketches I’ll be cleaning up and painting for the Art Show. These ones were done on cheap paper with extra-cheap crayola colored pencils in a coffee shop. ┬áNext time you

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