This gallery contains 14 photos.
I have drawn my morning coffee almost every day in this book and filled it yesterday.
This is from December, 2016. My inspiration was a photo I found of Jehnny Beth from the band Savages. I’m sure I was listening to them at the time. Here is a link to an excellent live set. Jehnny Beth also does a weekly radio show on Beats 1 that is super good.
Handmade Sketchbook from India. This is a new sketchbook my wife bought for me on a recent trip to India. I love how simple it is. It is just paper tied together with string, and cloth sewn around the edges of the cover. Read More
This drawing is from last November. My source photo has been misplaced and I cannot remember who it is. It’s in the computer somewhere. I drew with sanguine marker first, put in the darks with black brush pen, and then used a white gel pen for the lights.
I have found that orange is difficult to draw over. Not physically difficult, I mean the brightness is distracting! Read More
I found this drawing today while flipping through a sketchbook and drinking my morning coffee. Read More
This drawing is from Sunday to honor the Chinese New Year. Read More
There is an app out there for people like me who like to draw random strangers. There appears to be a lot of us! The app is called Sktchy, and I learned about it from another artist whose blog I have followed for a long time. Sktchy is a great source of inspiration for anyone who likes to draw, sketch, or paint people. If you use Sktchy I’m on as Siver Black.
The drawing here was done with PITT art markers and a Pentel Pocket Brush pen.
While drawing last night I stood the book up on the table in order to view from a short distance. It is helpful to change perspective in order to better see what is working and what is not. Flipping the work upside down or looking at it in the mirror also helps. Read More