Interview with Cheryl Handy

“I want to spend more time honing my anatomy skills and understanding the structure and movement of the human form” American painter Cheryl Handy identifies herself as an artist since she was 12 years old. She has always enjoyed writing and drawing, but when she started her professional career she had to choose a different […]

Interview with Craig Werkheiser

“I love studying the complexities of the human form, so expressive, and so beautiful. I look for aesthetic qualities depicting emotion through composition, perspective, lighting and color” Craig R. Werkheiser is a talented painter based in Pennsylvania, in the United States. He fell in love with art at a very young age and later studied […]

Interview with Allen Lewis

“Study human anatomy! Understand how the human form comes together” Allan J. Lewis is a talented American artist based in Atlanta, Georgia. His mother made drawings for him when he was a young boy and he has been fascinated by figure drawing ever since. Soon, he earned a reputation as a talented artist in his […]

Interview with Maren Jeskanen

“I like to express feelings and atmospheres using the poses that inspire me” Artist Maren Jeskanen loves to paint and draw people, especially dancers. She is also a musician; she currently sells her artwork, sings a duet —The Soul Systerit—and works as a preschool teacher. Maren is from Pori, Finland, and felt passionate about art […]

Interview with Neptalí Quezada

“I believe that figurative art tends to communicate more simply the intention of the artist” *Interview conducted in Spanish, original answers at the bottom* Artist Neptalí Quezada Alvarado was born in Trujillo, Peru, in 1976. Ever since he was a little boy he was interested in art. After earning his bachelor’s degree to become a […]

Interview with Dana Lombardo

“The poses give inspiration and references to give form and substance to my ideas” Artist Dana Lombardo was born and raised in Oklahoma, in the United States. Ever since she was a shy little girl, she draws and uses art to communicate and express her ideas with others. Painting people later became a professional career […]

Interview with David Marteney

“My hope is that my work evokes some kind of conversation about mental health” David Marteney is an American artist located in Columbus, Ohio. He has a strong passion for the human figure and currently his favorite mediums are charcoal and black pastels. Marteney speaks openly about depression and his art has been strongly influenced […]

5 Valuable Lessons From Figurative Artists

by Andrea Miliani It’s been a year since PoseSpace’s blog was created. We have interviewed artists from all over the world and here are some of their most valuable lessons and thoughts. I am not an art expert and I’ve never been good at painting or drawing. And I don’t intend to be an artist […]

Interview with Dagmar Cyrulla

“I enjoy making work that captures some of the things I have seen, reflected upon and learnt from” Artist Dagmar Evelyn Cyrulla was born in Germany but grew up in Australia. Ever since she was a young girl, she enjoyed drawing and observing. She describes herself as an empathetic person, and empathy is one of […]

Interview with Sergio Ribeiro

“Being an artist implies traveling thousands of miles, art must be taken out of the studio” Artist Sergio Ribeiro was born in Lisboa, Portugal, and moved to Spain at a young age. His passion for art started when he was a little boy, his father and grandfather were craftsmen. Later, he had several art teachers […]