Friday, November 10, 2006

Quick Life Paintings

I've been taking my tablet PC to life drawing sessions lately. Lots of fun. These were a couple of 15 minute poses from tonight. Still learning how to keep my brushwork a little cleaner...looseness is good, but I don't want things to look rushed.


Blogger Irene said...

WOW! Stunning work. I'm smitten by your creative style. Keep at it. c",)

12:50 AM  
Blogger LauraBraga said...

hi marco!!
your work is great!!!
your women are very beautyful!!!

good work!!


1:18 AM  
Blogger jert said...

i love figure drawing, nice stuff marco

1:22 AM  
Blogger Shuku said...

Oh wow, how lovely! 15 minutes. I'd be lucky to turn out a face in 15 minutes, all shaded like that.

1:40 AM  
Blogger S.D. said...

Great job, in only 15 min? Oh man, it's impressive :)

1:50 AM  
Blogger artgyrl said...

Thanks for the comment. You've neat work as well. I'll have to bookmark your blog. :) The taking the pc to drawing sessions is an interesting idea I may try.

2:56 AM  
Blogger Cesare Asaro said...

I like the atmosphere you put in the work, you got some really nice stuff going.

3:52 AM  
Blogger Anders said...

Great quick sketches Marco, such sensitive...
good job man, done so fast, it's impressive!!
hope you'll show us more of these exercises!!

11:45 AM  
Blogger montserrat said...

Beautiful blog!!!!! your colors are fantastics!!!!wooooowww!!!

1:36 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

Doesn't look rushed at all! Really nice stuff.

3:46 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

These are lovely... and what a good idea to take your tablet PC :)

4:03 PM  
Blogger Missy said...

These are beautifully done. I just may have to start bringing my laptop to life drawing sessions...

10:49 PM  
Blogger Shawn Escott said...

Very interesting technique. How do you work? DO you have a wacom and laptop? Great paintings!

11:07 PM  
Blogger tlc illustration said...

Taking a laptop to figure drawing is a completely new thought to me. What an interesting approach. I think you are on to something very interesting!

12:29 AM  
Blogger Druie said...

these are sweet marco!! i always think about doing this.. but unfortunately I do not have a laptop.

do you go lifedrawing at TSA? ^^

2:23 AM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

Thanks everyone for your comments! Shawn - I actually have a tablet PC, which is just like a Cintiq, except in laptop form. You draw on the screen itself. You can certainly do the same thing with a regular laptop and a wacom tablet, though.
Druie - yup, TSA! I go Thursday nights, from 7-10. Best night of the week for me.

12:24 PM  
Blogger TheWrist said...

Very nice! U did these on a PC Tablet??

2:57 PM  
Blogger TheWrist said...

Yup U did...I hadn't read yer last post...nifty drawing there very nice.

2:59 PM  
Blogger Julie Olson said...

These are great. I wish I could be that proficient to be that fast on the computer. You have a lot of talent. i need to do more figure drawing.

4:40 PM  
Blogger robert casumbal said...

your work is so beautiful! i'm amazed at your color and brush work... you are another wonderful inspiration!

3:51 AM  
Blogger Dan said...

You're very talented dude. I like the exaggerated faces, a bit expressionistic. Of course I have no idea what I'm talking about except that I like it.

Keep 'em coming.

1:57 PM  
Blogger !LEON! said...

Nice figure, but what i really love is your ability to capture the lighting in everyone of your images. Fantastic!

5:10 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...


1:21 AM  
Blogger Roc said...

great work, marco. . . .very nice forms.

7:44 AM  
Blogger craig said...

Hey Marco,
wow..your digital paintings are great! Really nice caricatures too

11:11 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It probably sounds like a gross
understatement but:

you have a "great knack for painting"
and color...and a nice sense for form
thanks for saying hello on my blog.

I'll check back again soon!

2:50 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Hi Marco - thanks for stopping by my blog. You've got some beautiful paintings here. I'm jealous of that tablet pc! (And your talent, haha.)

5:46 PM  
Blogger Kyle Marshall said...

love that top one

10:28 PM  
Blogger Ester said...

wow, these are great! 15 minutes? That's really awesome :)

10:42 AM  
Blogger the doodlers said...

Well considered sketches. Interesting to see some of your process.

9:59 PM  
Blogger Closet Space said...

That is soooo awesome! ARGH! I hafta go to life drawing! Next thursday...

10:41 PM  

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