Sail flew down from Massachusetts to join us at TheGreatNude Invitational Saturday, May 15. I asked him to pose in the window so that not only guests, but passers-by in the street could see what we were doing at our exhibition.
In the early days of TheGreatNude’s publication, we began producing “Sketch Sessions” featuring models and guest artists at our studio in Hell’s Kitchen. Guest artists would offer tips for drawing the nude. We produced everything inside a 8′ x 15′ space.
One of our favorite models in a series of flat reclining poses. Resting on a warm-yellow wooden floor, under a bright sunlamp, our model catches reflected light and displays a wonderful range of undulating shadows. These strong contrasts of light and color are always a challenge to the artist drawing from Life. In the video […]