All posts by Marcos


About Marcos

I live in central California.  I spend most of my hours in the studio work in graphite on paper.  Drawing has been a love of mine since childhood and now I use it for telling stories.  Each portrait or nude is an account about how I see the model.  Instead of words, I describe the models features and convey his or her character through line and tonality.  Indeed, an artist is a storyteller.

How a Stranger Becomes Your Model

Recently on Facebook, a friend asked how he may approach women about posing for him without sounding like a creep. I enjoyed reading the responses, which varied, in the spirit of Facebook, from “I long to have your curves on my canvas” to “Have your business card and smartphone ready with images of your work.”…