Or Arts and Letters Daily (how much time do I waste there?!). Or (especially) b.o.a.t scribbles, thank goodness Avalon Moore only does one page a week, or I'd never get anything done....
Anyway, I've been working with The Artist Known as Ruth for on a prett5y regular basis since last fall. She's a good figurative artist in her own right, which means she brings a lot of artistic experience and background to modeling. I'm going to start putting up more work as I get caught up with the more boring aspects of studio practice - there's a rather large pile of drawings collected over the last while, ready to be edited and either tossed or photographed, as well as a couple of paintings. So I hope to get these up as soon as I can.
But in the meantime, some from last week. All are Conte on either Canson Mi-Teintes, or Fabriano Pastel paper; 50x65cm.
Ruth is very good at rather difficult poses:
(more after the break)
These next two are fairly typical in that we often reprise a pose in a "similar but different" manner.
And finally, this one. Ruth generally creates the poses, but this time I came back into the studio after a short break, and she was relaxing with her phone I asked her if she would mind holding that for a bit; she agreed, and this resulted.