Archive for the ‘sketches’ Category
Of characters whose names all begin with “L,” apparently.
This morning I doodled four very tiny (one by two inch) rectangles on my computer, just trying different colours, and seeing how they go together. One nice thing about the computer is that it has an infinite colour palette. I’m going to try this again, looking at some interesting old paintings in books, or on […]
Seems like a lot of variety in “black” in coloured pencils. The face on the left was drawn with an “Ivory Black,” which is quite different from the black of another, cheaper brand. I’m quite miffed, though, that the more expensive pencil just split in half while I was sharpening it. Maybe some crazy glue […]
Page from my sketchbook. Watercolour pencils, drawn at my friend’s place.
Pencil drawing from a photo in the Globe and Mail, done at a friend’s place.
I got out my old Hunt #102 dip pen and drew a lot of little lines on this lady. Should have used a reference (she’s kind of scary). But at least I can cross-hatch!
I’m actually not fond of drawing from photos, because to me it feels too limiting. However, it’s a good way to improve the practice, and see some new aspects of anatomy, rather than simply drawing things which have worked for me before. Here, I’ve been looking at heads as shapes in space, made up of […]
An imaginary watercolour pencil cat.
Blender is an open-source 3D modelling program which is quite amazing, if intimidating. I’ve been watching Youtube tutorials, and by practicing a lot, am able to model some simple things, which will help with my storyboards and other drawing. It reminds me a little of putting together the model kits I used to build as […]
Page of things in blue.