Francis Wardale’s Artwork from Mortlake

I enjoy life drawing but this gives me the chance to draw people in more complex compositions than you get in a life class. I enjoy the challenge of trying to record the groupings of models with only a limited time. (Of course I make it difficult for myself by trying to include as manyContinue reading “Francis Wardale’s Artwork from Mortlake”

It Seemed Incredibly Normal to Stand Around Unburdened by Clothes

“It’ll be ok, I told myself that morning, I’m sure Esther will reassure us, tell us what to do, she’ll make it all work. Then there was train trouble at King’s Cross and I ended up rushing in after they’d all started. So in the end my preparation was getting undressed and walking into aContinue reading “It Seemed Incredibly Normal to Stand Around Unburdened by Clothes”

A Feeling of Intimacy & Communion

“A feeling of coming together, sharing in intimacy and real connection more pure and truthful than many everyday personal exchanges”, this is a quote from Kim, one of our models at Telegraph Hill, 21/3/12.                                   by Francis Wardale, ” For most of the time I tried to draw the whole group – taking advantage inContinue reading “A Feeling of Intimacy & Communion”

How To Pose ~ Guidelines for Life Models at Spirited Bodies

# What you do with your eyes is up to you. If you wear glasses you may prefer to model without, that way you won’t be distracted by which artists are looking at you and where. On the other hand, being able to see artists may give you a more direct energetic contact with them,Continue reading “How To Pose ~ Guidelines for Life Models at Spirited Bodies”