I recently finished a sketchbook I usually use for drawing on location. So you’ll see here lots of drawings done at the zoo, and the MET + AMNH museums. Because the sketchbook is small, I usually flip it upside down when I want to draw on the bottom of the page…makes it easier on the … Read More
Just returned from Miami. Here are some on location sketches I did of people at the airport, zoo animals, and my dog. Also, hidden in there is a portrait of Christopher Walken I drew from the in-flight magazine. One thing I’ve realized though is that in some ways it’s harder to draw people than animals … Read More
After looking at a few videos of professional comic book artists creating drawings completely in the digital realm, I’ve decided to try my hand at it. My method in creating art work has been to draw on an actual piece of paper, scan the drawing in and color digitally. One of the drawbacks is that … Read More
Here’s a followup on the oil painting I started a few weeks ago. I won’t be able to finish it since the models are no longer in the class. This is the first layer of paint on top of the raw umber underpainting. I should point out that I have never painted oil before. I’ve … Read More
My portraiture class ended two weeks ago, so here are some of the drawings I did for it. I think I’ve gotten better at drawing likenesses, but I still need practice. One of the portraits in the line-up is of an imaginary person, but I won’t say who.
So this summer I ‘ve enrolled in a couple of drawing classes. I’m taking a portraiture class. I’m fairly happy with the woman’s portrait, less so with the man’s portrait. Either way, the two portraits lack “the essence of the person” if I can go a little metaphysical for a moment. I’m also taking a … Read More