Sunday, November 15, 2015

female figure art

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female figure drawing on page from a building trade manual



As I was thumbing through my old copy of the "building trades blueprint reading" manual, I caught sight of this page with the bones of a building. I knew it would go well with the figure drawing I had just finished. Using pencil and pen, I drew the figure on the book paper and then adhered it to watercolor paper. I used powder pastels, acrylics and gesso for the background.

This is the first in my latest series titled, centered woman.

The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly
- that is what each of us is here for.

Oscar Wilde



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9 comments:

  1. Fantastic figure drawing... I'm so impressed. It's very inspiring.
    Happy Sunday Sketches to you.

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  2. This piece is creative and original and extremely well done. Love your work and that you shared your process!

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  3. What a brilliant piece and combination of work. You always have some of the most creative ideas - inspiring. xx

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  4. Oh, I like this one, Juana! building and bones... what a great combination! And love the softness of the colors... Happy Days, my friend! ((HUGS)) P.S. I hope to get something off to you in the mail this week... I'm slow... ;o)

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  5. such a gorgeous piece!
    i love your drawing with the books image and also the colors you chose. beautiful.

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  6. This idea to integrate the building structure and a female figure is phantastic. The picture seems to have so many dimensions now impressing me very much!

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