Friday, 30 August 2019

Drawings of skulls, student artworks.

When two of your students tell you they have a collection of skulls at home, the sun comes out, and you ask very nicely if you can borrow them...

Strong and dramatic as a subject, they are interesting to draw and provide great shapes and negative spaces.
Marie, work in progress

Marina using charcoal for the first time! 

Marina's lovely drawing, completed

Lesley's drawing, with a touch of white coloured pencil on the brightest areas

Rosejane's drawing - this was a very small skull and a lovely study. 

Marie's drawing complete after two sessions. Wonderful!

Back row: Edel, Eve, Ann, Cathy, Lesley, Rosejane and Julie.
Seated: Ciara and Marie
Upcoming workshops: Weekly classes resume in September as well as Friday Night Life drawing classes. For info please email

All classes are held in Belfast Academy of Realist Art studios.