Lesson 1 – Introduction

This is the start of a series of lessons designed to help you build a solid foundation of life drawing skills, with the end goal being expressive drawings in your own style. We’ll go through a straightforward and doable drawing process and a set of exercises designed to help you develop the skills in those […]

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The anatomical approach to figure drawing: the basics can be enough

For some, life drawing proficiency is synonymous with a strong knowledge of human anatomy. A good way to understand anything is to understand its component parts. Maybe all you can see is skin, but the shapes and texture the skin is taking on is entirely determined by the skeletal and muscular structure beneath. If you […]

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Skateboarding at the southbank painting

Lovedrawing Podcast 9 – Francis Bowyer

Francis Bowyer is an award winning artist, former president of the Royal Watercolour Society, life drawing teacher, and most importantly a friendly and generous guy. You can see a bio for him here. He kindly agreed to be interviewed for the Love Drawing podcast. During the interview he told us about what role life drawing […]

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