Drawing with an attitude. Drawing from life is essential to helping the artist understand and convey shape and form and spatial relationships. Drawing the human figure provides that additional element…emotion and attitude.
Every model has things to say. My work is about the person and personality…some interact with props to create a character, others choose poses with objects that express individualism, while some choose the naked truth.
My images are a response to the individual(s), mood and character…an attempt to frame the personality and allow the viewer to celebrate the model’s world captured at a particular moment in time.
It is essential that I feel an emotional connection to the subject since it is my goal to translate that emotion to the viewer. During my work sessions, I stay focused on what is happening within the environment of light on and around the model as well as what is coming from within me and the individual in front of me. I strive to capture the disposition of the moment, whatever it may be. It is a celebration of the human being and the form God created.
BIOGRAPHY DALE E. MOYER
Dale is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Art, now part of the University of the Arts, with a degree in Illustration. He is an alumnus of the School of Visual Arts. He has taught at SVA and Parson’s School of Design in New York, the Ridgewood School of Art in New Jersey, Mendocino Art Center in California, the Sedona Art Center in Arizona, and Volcano Art Center in Hawaii. Dale has worked as an art director and graphic designer for more than 25 years in New York City, New Jersey and California. Dale is a member of the Society of Illustrators in NYC and served as chair of the Educational committee at the Society for three years. Dale’s work has been exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in NYC; The New York Academy of Fine Art and the Port Royal Museum Gallery in Florida and his drawings are part of private collection throughout the USA and abroad. Along the way, Dale has accumulated numerous awards from such associations as: Graphics Design USA -DESI Award, Society of Publication Designers, Edpress Golden Lamp, Creativity, Dimensional Illustrators, AIGA, The Folio: Shows Circulation Direct Marketing Awards, and the Society of Illustrators.