Museum of Fine Arts with Nat: Part Two
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Live Sketching at the Museum of Fine Arts

Every Wednesday, the MFA (Museum of Fine Arts) has FREE (with admission) sketching in their galleries.  They have a live model almost every single week -- one Wednesday a month it's drawing from the galleries.  They provide paper and pencils and erasers or you can bring your own.  There's even an instructor around to help you if you need it.  It's pretty amazing.  Best of all, it's dynamic drawing -- i.e. short poses.  

Nat and I met up with our friend Jenn and stayed for about an hour of sketching.  There were a number of one-minute poses (sketch fast, man) followed by some five-minute poses. And then I think a ten or fifteen-minute pose. 

These drawings aren't in the order that I did them, but I think you'll be able to tell the quick sketches from the more leisurely ones.  There's nothing here that I would call great art, but it's all about the practice.  Plus, I had fun!

From the Balzer Designs Blog: Live Sketching at the Museum of Fine Arts
From the Balzer Designs Blog: Live Sketching at the Museum of Fine Arts
From the Balzer Designs Blog: Live Sketching at the Museum of Fine Arts
From the Balzer Designs Blog: Live Sketching at the Museum of Fine Arts

I really enjoyed drawing this model.  He chose interesting poses and had a compelling face that was fun to explore -- thus all the quick head sketches.  I plan to make Wednesday sketching at the museum as often as possible.  I really enjoyed myself and I need the practice!

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