My Favorite Books: Alla Prima by Richard Schmid

My Favorite Books: Alla Prima by Richard Schmid

About this time in 2011, I was taking an alla prima landscaping class with an incredible landscape painter and teacher, Paul Kratter, at the Academy of Art University. I was absolutely loving it, but I was still trying to figure out at the time why my MFA advisor was throwing me into all these fine arts classes….

Figure Drawing: May, 2015

Figure Drawing: May, 2015

Draw­ings from my last fig­ure draw­ing ses­sion — Again, a great model with a strong figure and sense of expression. As usual, we started out with fast poses for ges­ture draw­ing, and then the last hour and a half we had just one pose. I decided to do a portrait for the last session…