Archive for February, 2010
More sketches from the little black hardcover book. I like that little book. The paper’s nice (can take a wash), and it’s small and scans reasonably well, if I don’t draw too close to the binding. Never got into Molesquines, and that sort of thing. (Not even sure how to pronounce that!) But I do […]
Watching some Olympics, so drawing these types. Noting that I’m drawing skaters, but leaving out skates. This is kind of an R. Crumb-like girl below. Sorry. That was supposed to be a cute gopher in the background, but I smeared its eyes before they dried, and now he becomes a zombie gopher. I’m including this […]
I was drawing in that little book. Hence, things take less time to do. I’ll have to think about the implications of that. Not sure what the black squiggle means. I had intended it as a design element, to balance things. This morning it looks ominous.
Struggling with drawing likenesses. But of course, what you do if you’re struggling with something is apply yourself to it. After a lot of failure, success, maybe. I’m not great at faces, not in life, not in drawing. Still trying. Watching my DVD of The Great Lebowski again. I don’t have a lot of DVDs! […]
The Skinny Nameless Punk is a great cartoon character I created with collaborator Rick Gagnon, and now he has his own site. http://mruttan.ca/punk The strips were printed in Mensuhell, the Quebec monthly fanzine that shut down last year. One of the few features in that mag that ran in English, by the way. A few […]
I’m actually putting off some important work, but thought I’d screw around with watercolour, because it’s important to keep one’s hand in. These guys are from some things I watch a lot, which are the “making of” documentaries from the Extended set Lord of the Rings DVDs. I think I like those more than the […]