Monthly Archives: March 2007
My second 30 min. sketch. It wasn’t over until the fat lady sang… which was 2hrs. later. Gotta start bringing this back in the direction of 30 minutes.
This is the first of hopefully many entries constrained by a new self-imposed challenge: to paint a picture in oils in 30 minutes (or less). The goal is better freshness, more speed, and better control over oils for my illustration … Continue reading
I love drawing from life, but for me capturing total strangers in a public setting has sometimes been nerve-wracking. Once I sense that the subject is on to me drawing them I start to get insecure, as if I’d become … Continue reading
When I lived in New York, I remember hearing that at the time some dogs were getting electrocuted when walking over certain utility/drainage grates in the sidewalk. The insulation surrounding the aging wiring below had deteriorated, apparently leaving some wires … Continue reading
This is what I call a “stream of consciousness” approach to picture making. I start with random pencil marks and fill in color where shapes become suggested. Once the shapes begin to suggest actual objects, I start to refine accordingly. … Continue reading