Sketches

For figurative carving, I need to have a good knowledge of the form.   The human figure is the one subject that surrounds me at all times, and draw it in all situations and at all opportunities; whilst waiting for and on all forms of transport, in a café and theatre, at meetings and anywhere I can find a free temporary model.       I  follow the advice given in most “To Do” art books and carry a sketchbook all the time, along with a 0.7 propelling pencil and a Mono Zero Elastomer Eraser to correct errors.   The sketches are never intended to be finished drawings but to provide a mental visual library of body shapes that I can fit into the wood.

Sketch at Hutton in the Forest

Sketch at Hutton in the Forest

Sketch on a bussketches

 

Sketches at a Dog Show

Sketches at a Dog Show

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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