These are some sketches from last week.
Started taking a figure drawing course this week at the Art Student League. It’s everyday for three hours. The downside of the class for me is the amount of long poses the models take. I usually finish a figure in 10 minutes tops, so I’ve had a hard time keeping myself busy with the remaining … Read More
I went to the Museum of natural history this Tuesday. Mostly went to draw the animal exhibit. I feel I still need to practice drawing animal legs, especially ungulates’ legs. I’m trying to avoid making them look like four sticks. Drawing the exhibit presented a certain challenge since the halls were very dark. And also … Read More
Today I finished printing EVERYTHING for the snorkeling book. That includes the inside pages, the title page, end page, endpaper and cover. I even comped up two books. When you make books manually, there’s a lots of different ways you can mess up. I’ll have to be careful when assembling all twenty-some books that I … Read More
Went to a figure drawing session last night . I actually was tired due to walking several miles to get to the session. Don’t feel I drew too well. Here are some 5 minute and ten minute sketches I did.
I did some sketching at the Metropolitan Museum of art today. I have a few more pages of sketches, but I think by the end of the day, I was getting tired of drawing. I hadn’t gone to the art museum in a year, and i forgot how inspiring it can be. I mostly stayed … Read More
Today I finished printing the last page of my children’s book about snorkeling (which you can see in my “work” page). I still need to print the title page , the end papers, and the cover, but the end of this project is within sight. I first started working on this project in February, and … Read More
It was last year, on my trip to Egypt, that I started sketching on location. Part of the reason was that I broke my camera on my second day in Egypt and so had no choice but to draw draw draw. Although it frustrated me that my drawing weren’t like the “real” thing, I realized … Read More
These are mosly sketches of my dog, a Jack Russell.
Because many people don’t know what silkscreen printing is, I’ll do a brief primer on it. I took some photos at the School of Visual Arts printshop to help illustrate some confusing passages. Silkscreen Printing is printing an image through the use of a silk mesh stretched over a frame(called silkscreen). Unlike most printing methods … Read More