A pause within a move…spontaneous figure sketches:
This sketch originated from another scrap of a ripped up monotype that turned on its side, happens to resemble a face and hat of a fairy tale character. The rest is improvised. I think it just might turn up again as a fully realized children’s book illustration.
I’ve been gifted a charming new sketchbook, and I’m beginning to fill it up. First pages..watercolor pencil
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite Fishing for…information, gossip, compliments, sustenance, trouble… Ideas?
The Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite From family photos, a collage of images brought together through sketch. The past rearranged.
Sketchbook Project 2013 White charcoal on Canson Mi Teintes paper …
Sketchbook Project 2013 Graphite I’ve entitled this sketch, ” At the lake” because… I’ve always enjoyed trips to a lake. But..there’s something exciting and a little bit creepy about the surroundings;murky water, snakes, mystery lurking. This sketch captures how I felt as a kid, near the lake.
These pages are created on stipple paper and the drawing pencils are augmented with liquid graphite or liquid pencil. I’ve never played with liquid pencil before. Mixed with a little water, the result is a silvery paint-like substance. Fun!
Quick sketches with a twist of Photoshop distortion to push them just a little further. .
I found some old little plastic bottles with a fine nozzle tip, filled with acrylic paint soooo I played with them in my sketchbook. I added a little graphite and in a couple of minutes this figure danced into existence.
Tissue, Sharpie and white acrylic.
Sketchy guy.. This one is very sketchy too. Meaning, just a scratchy pen on the unaltered sketchbook page.
*Update: A fellow artist mentioned that she would like to see the original sketchbook entry without the influence of Photoshop. Great idea, so..here it is. Oh, I should probably say that the deep blue is acrylic paint smudged onto a blue watercolor wash with an old (worn out 😉 credit card). The “drawing” is simply …
I’m working on a couple of new projects, but in the spare moments in between, I’m doing a little digital sketching. They’re all about preteeniness.
A little draw meditation therapy to regulate the stress and joy of the season.