60cms X 42cms. Graphite on paper

Des is in his sixties, and was a weight lifter in earlier years. He puts enormous effort into heroic poses, always interested in giving artists a ood session by providing poses in his unique style. Per occasion, he breaks into song without disrupting his pose, as he has an accomplished tenor voice. Drawn at the Royal Hibernian Academy RHA) life sessions.

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Photographer: Valerie Syms Martin