Welcome to my Art Blog! I paint or draw most weekdays and sometimes finish a painting a day. I fondly call them my "Postcards from Paradise" because it's such a beautiful place the Lord made here for us.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

A Few Figure Studies

"Standing Wood Nymph" charcoal on grey paper
"Young Woman Sitting" charcoal and chalk on grey cotton charcoal paper

(below) "Woman on the Black Throw" charcoal and chalk on blue cotton charcoal paper

©2009 Diana Moses Botkin

Our model this week at Open Studio is a young woman with long hair and long legs. She would be the perfect wood nymph skipping through the forest with flowers in her dark hair, ala Maxfield Parrish.

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