Shane McDonald has worked from the live human figure on a regular basis since his career began in the early 1990s, and he has hosted weekly open figure life drawing/painting sessions ever since he opened his studio. Many of his sketches are further developed into more finished drawings or paintings.
24 x 18 in. charcoal on toned paper, 2017
24 x 18 in. charcoal and pastel on paper, 2015
18 x 24 in. charcoal on paper, 2012
22.5 x 22.5 in. pastel, thread, and inkjet prints on watercolor paper, 2012