A Quick(ish) Oil Painting.

1 Painting. Tools: Graphite, water mixable oil paint. Paper: Illustration board (primed with gesso). No regular sketch update this week. Most of my taking-pictures-of-artwork time was spent figuring out how to photograph my recent quick oil studies. Here’s the...

Underdrawings

8 Pages. Tools: Graphite, colored pencil. Paper: Illustration board (primed with gesso). For the last 2(ish) months, I’ve been experimenting with gouache, casein, acrylic and water soluble oil. I’m still working out the best way to photograph my paintings....

Characters with Exaggerated Features and (Mostly) Lots of Hair

7 Pages. Tools: Graphite (4B). Colored Pencil Paper: Strathmore Toned Sketchbook (Gray) I switched to toned paper this week. The rougher surface is fun, and I enjoy drawing the highlights with a light pencil. Normally, I try to draw a variety of subjects, but this...

More Faces with Exaggerated Features

5 Pages. Tools: Graphite (3B) Paper: Moleskine Classic Notebook (5″x8.25″, 70gsm, Ivory) Now that my inner figure drawing instructor has settled down, I’m really enjoying these. Expect more in the next few weeks.