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 can play in any artist’s skill set
- getting started with life drawing
- how to make technical progress
- how to take things to the next level, beyond technique and towards personal expression
Here are some examples of his artwork:
By the way, they are planning on getting rid of the skateboarding at the South Bank, which would be a huge shame. It’s a cultural landmark that has grown organically and many passers-by enjoy it everyday. There’s a petition to save the Southbank skateboarding here.
To build a solid foundation of life drawing skills, have a look at our new online course Draw Life Beautifully: The Fundamentals of Life Drawing Every Student Should Know