Today we had this really beautiful man with crazy hair and a colorful half sleeve tattoo. On the second one down, I went a little too far with the color. So I cheated in photoshop, (I usually leave them as is besides adjusting the contrast and color cast) and I brought the color way down. [...]
I really like the way this one turned out. It was the second of the day, the first being pretty terrible, looking like I was out of practice. Which is pretty much the truth.
Whoops…I forgot to post last weeks drawings. Neither of these look anything like the model. But it is an improvement from the previous week.
Today was really hard. I could not get in a good mental state for quality drawing. I finally just tried to embrace the ugliness that was going onto the page.
I am lucky to have friends who will sit and let themselves be drawn. It’s a creative exchange. I tried to do both of these fairly quick as I didn’t have a lot of patience today.
I’ve been attending lifedrawing recently. I only go once a week, but it’s a start. I decided to be a designer initially because I wanted a more practical way to use my skills as an artist. But somehow during school and through the last few years I lost the passion for putting image onto paper [...]