Friday, 4 May 2007

When Horny met Jackie

As I had expected it was very interesting meeting Hornymaleuk and as you would also expect there’s a lot I’m not going to reveal about our meeting, but as far as the art is concerned ..... we first chatted about which parts of his anatomy he was happy for me to portray and which he wasn’t. Of course until I had actually seen him I couldn’t make many judgements of which parts of him I wanted to draw anyway. I decided that instead of painting the whole body, I would just try for some details, with lots of information missing, vague lines hinted at, and lost and found edges which would hide any distinguishing details of his body. I discussed with him what I considered the essence of hornymaleuk – being, for me: masculinity, faceless, desire, hands, trust, secrets etc, and I explained that I would try and incorporate those into the finished drawings. He was happy to give me free rein regarding whatever I considered were the best poses for him. He stripped off for me and we chatted whilst I drew, although I had to concentrate quite hard on drawing, so perhaps I wasn’t too communicative, other than on paper!

I decided that although I was doing a drawing, I would use paint for it along with water soluble black pen. As far as I’m concerned they count as drawings rather than paintings, as paintings would be more detailed, and I was drawing with the pen but using the paint as a quick way of getting colour and tone onto the paper. Since hornymaleuk hadn’t posed before I didn’t want to spend ages on each drawing and face the risk of him getting tired or cramp, or becoming cold, and make the experience unpleasant for him. I decided quite early on that I needed to paint a very loose painting, with lots of water sprayed onto the paper to move the wet paint, using the pen just for picking out details later on. I chose Paynes Grey watercolour paint as I like the depth of colour it creates and love the bluey tinge of it, and felt that drawings using black/white and shades of grey would be more masculine than using a warmer colour, and would be more stark in appearance which added to the overall effect I wanted to create.

The first drawing was of his torso, with one hand resting on his raised leg and the other leg loosely relaxed infront of him. I worked quickly but kept spending time concentrating and just staring at the image, being critical of how it was shaping up, making informed decisions about the focal point, composition, negative shapes, tone and line. It was only at the end when I relaxed more and took a few steps back from the image that I gasped out-loud and realised what the paint had done in a “happy accident” that watercolourists love so much – the paint had dribbled down the paper leaving a very wet patch of liquid just below the area of his groin! It couldn’t have been a better summing up of a horny man and a delightful piece of serendipity!!!!


After a short break, he was happy to pose again so I started another drawing – this time trying to capture the essence of hornymaleuk, so the obvious pose was for him to stand above me, whilst I drew his genitals from below, with his hands relaxed on either side, resting on his upper thighs. A very masculine pose!!! And drawn quickly and with vigour, giving more movement in the pen marks and making the image more passionate and a whole lot stronger because of it. I think I’m more pleased with this drawing than the first, it seems to have the edge as a sexual image.

Unfortunately we only had time to do the two pictures but I hope we can get together again soon to produce some more creative artwork.

2 comments:

hornymaleuk said...

Jackie,
Thank you for giving such an accurate and interesting description of our meeting. I have posted my own account on my blog. It is fascinating to compare our differing points of view.

Cherrie said...

This is my first visit here, but having a sometimes lady lover who is also a painter, and having sat for my portrait, I can appreciate what an exciting experience it is for both the artist and the subject. I've never met hornyaleuk except through my blog, but you have produced two memorable images of him that I am imagining to be apres-sex--truly hot, sweaty and fulfilling sex. Bravo!