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Claire Cansick, abstract stylized female nudes

Claire Cansick, abstract stylized female nudes

Figures Claire’s figure work depicts lone female figures, bent and stretched through the defines of perspective, flattened and elongated in a moment of stillness or captured in movement. Their faces are largely hidden and so the narrative remains ambiguous and their intent is difficult to read. However they are intriguing to unpick; every one has…

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Marcello Muñoz, mark-making, fingerprints & residual evidence

Marcello Muñoz, mark-making, fingerprints & residual evidence

My drawings are as much about the materials used and the process of mark-making as they are about the subject. I use charcoal like it’s paint and my intent is always to convincingly describe the light. Fingerprints and residual evidence from the process of creation and editing bear witness to the authenticity of the act…

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Jesse Lane, hyper-realism with colored pencil drawing

Jesse Lane, hyper-realism with colored pencil drawing

April 29, 2017 | hyper realism | No Comments

DRAWN TO ART In my art, I turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. I use colored pencil to express private, universal emotions. My work captures intimate moments and gives glimpses of an inner private world… providing a window to our own introspective thoughts and our own mystery. My drawings capture emotions and stories wrapped into…

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Drawing apps for figurative artists

Drawing apps for figurative artists

April 26, 2017 | life drawing | No Comments

Jeffrey Wiener presents some good drawing apps for iPad and takes them along to life drawing class. His website The Great Nude TV is a very professional resource for figurative artists who are passionate about working from the live nude model. thegreatnude.tv/

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Dennis, the final journey

Dennis, the final journey

March 9, 2017 | self portrait | 2 Comments

Things have been quiet here at FigurativeArtist as we have been dealing with the illness of my wonderful husband Dennis, whose huge support allowed us to grow this website and offer support to our amazing network of artists. Being an artist, an observer, a curator, a documenter has helped me create a thing of beauty…

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Agnieszka Nienartowicz, lush figurative painting from Poland

Agnieszka Nienartowicz, lush figurative painting from Poland

Agnieszka Nienartowicz, born in 1991 in Jelenia Góra, Poland. Studied Painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Poland, and in 2016 she received her diploma. Her main interest is human and that what is around him. Trying to penetrate his world, she tries to catch the intimacy and self-mystery in a simple situations,…

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