by Sharon Hudson
enter figure drawings gallery
Realistic figure drawing in colored pencil.
Stephanie at the Beach
(in Artist's Collection)
Realistic figure drawing in graphite.
(in Portraits of Women)
Realistic figure drawing in charcoal.
Katja's Last Pose
(in Realistic Figures)
My figure drawings express the sensual pleasure of the human body and the sheer fun of drawing. The human figure brings life and energy to drawing, and I always begin with live models. For male figures, I like to emphasize the musculature of the figure with interesting line and shading; with female figures I tend to abstract from the major shapes of the body. Many of my figure drawings combine drawing with other media. I often draw over painted backgrounds or collage to add rich colors or textures to traditional drawing media like graphite, colored pencil, or charcoal. My figure art ranges from expressionistic and realistic to abstract and decorative, and my inspiration comes from powerful Renaissance realists like Michaelangelo, and modern masters of sensuality like Gauguin, Klimt, Matisse, and Degas. Contemporary drawing has taken many new directions, but figure drawing adapts and retains its timeless appeal.
My realistic figure drawings other figurative fine art are found in my decorative figures, my realistic figures, my playful figures, and my artist's collection. They can also be found in the portraits exhibits.
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More figures from the figure drawings and other exhibits:
This online contemporary visual art gallery includes bold, sensual, intriguing fine art in painting, drawing, pastel, collage, and mixed media. See realistic and expressionistic figure drawings, abstract and decorative figure paintings, playful figures, portraits of men, portraits of women, still lifes, abstract art, decorative non-objective art, reliefs and sculpture, and other sensual contemporary art. San Francisco Bay Area artist Sharon Hudson, Oakland, California.