Torsion

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I loved the tension in the twist of this pose and worked really hard with the direction of the lines to describe the contours of the body (as opposed to hatching) in order to increase the sense of plasticity and … Continue reading

Joyce

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  This is the last of the trio of drawings I did from Luc Delahaye‘s photographs in L’Autre, though looking at these again has made me want to revisit this kind of work. I thought this lady looked as though … Continue reading

Le Marin

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  Like Inaya, this was drawn from another Luc Delahaye photograph from L’Autre. The cap the man was wearing made me think of a French mariner and so I selected blue paper to provide a ground for the chalk and … Continue reading

Inaya

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This drawing was done after a photograph by Luc Delahaye. Luc surreptitiously photographed people on the Metro and published a book called “L’Autre”. I was working at Phaidon Press in Paris during the time that this book was published and … Continue reading

Lotte

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I haven’t posted any sketches for a while and this is a favourite, mostly because of the subject matter. Like ‘Telephone Suite’, this little drawing was another piece developed from an afternoon of playing in frocks and photography with my … Continue reading