Life Drawings

Rackham Copy Finished

WIP: Rackham Copy, Watercolor

WIP: Rackham Ink and Watercolors

Rackham copy inked with first few watercolor washes applied.

WIP: Rackham (Octbober 10)

Drawing from sketchbook projected onto watercolor paper and cleaned up a bit.

Saturday Sketchbook Pages (October 9)

A couple of pages from the sketchbook.

Rackham, After

Some studies including one of Arthur Rackham’s Alice in Wonderland illustrations. It’s not good, and I’d like to partially blame the horrible print out I was working from.

Asteroids...everywhere! (On the intarweb, anyway)

Sometimes I love the intarweb, especially when it lets me blow up everything I hate about it. Play Asteroids in your browser on any web page blowing up page elements (github). (via arstechnica)

School's Over (Sort of)

(A day’s worth of sketchbook drawings. The first page is about an hour’s of ambidexterity exercises.)

A couple months back I did a couple of drawings of Playstation controllers. It was the first time I had drawn from life in probably six years and I was absolutely horrified at how six years of inactivity could destroy any semblance of skill I may have once had, and at this point I realized that I really need to just settle down and re-introduce myself to to the basics.

I planned this controller exercise to last about about a month, and it’s been about two-and-a-half now. I feel like I’ve made some progress getting back into some sort of working condition, though I honestly think that I could probably stand to continue on with this for another three months and it would do me much good. The law of diminishing returns, however, makes me think that it might be better for me to get started, in earnest, in making actual pieces rather than spending another few months doing endless studies. This means that as of today (and about 2000 drawings of this controller) this exercise is over.

A Couple More Pages...

Just checking in with a couple more sketchbook pages of (surprise!) more playstation controller drawings.

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