Tag Archives: drawing
Use them for lighting studies, make my own coloring book. I have cartons of sketchbooks in storage from years of figure drawing sessions. There are beginner sketches and ordinary poses that I never found a use for, but that I … Continue reading
Dobby resting in his dog bed. The first drawing is wax colored pencil. The second is watercolor pencil.
A volunteer nicknamed this chihuahua mix Dobby after the elf character in the Harry Potter movies. Dobby has big round eyes and large ears, tan and white markings, long legs and a tuck to his belly that makes me think … Continue reading
I stalk my friends and family for pictures of faces in different kinds of light. Here I started with one of those pictures and compared it to a reference sculpture, then changed the light on the sculpture and tried to … Continue reading
Some drawing studies: I caught a friend in this pose, then tried to picture how it would look with the light coming from different directions:
Just finished a portrait commission. The clients posed for photos, and then sat while I did quick sketches to get familiar with their faces. I used both photos and sketches as reference while drawing the portrait.