My favorite MMA and UFC fighter is Conor McGregor. He is a polarizing athlete and many fans have mixed opinions. That is what makes him the most compelling fighter in recent history. This drawing was done using a charcoal in a variety of techniques and applications. The paper is Strathmore drawing 400 series.
Part 2 of my figure drawing series for Imagine FX Magazine. This article is about rendering/shading the figure from life. I’m happy with how it turned out and the information is pretty powerful. Click here to order online.
Taking the advice of several teachers I admired, I decided to paint little studies from old masters. Since watercolor is quick to set-up , it makes a perfect painting sketch/study medium that can easily fit into a busy, working schedule.
Artists like Anders Zorn, Sargent, Edgar Payne and N.C. Wyeth were the artists I looked to at the time. This represents early January 2012 to mid February, 2012. Each image took approximately 20-40 minutes to complete, watercolor on Moleskine.
“Mastercopies in Watercolor, 1/12 – 2/12”