This is from an old sketchbook. I don’t remember when I made this collage, but I like him.
A study of Van Gogh from 2020 sketchbook. I love the way Van Gogh uses lines, so I wanted to experiment with that. He used oil paint, but I used a sharpie and Derwent inktense paint. The note to self reads: J’ai dessiné cette image en regardant une photo d’un autoportrait de Vincent Van Gogh.Continue reading “from the sketchbook”
Practice with a continuous line drawing. I definitely looked at the page. There are two lines in total here: the mammals on land and the birds in the air.
I love doing these—quick blind contour of a horse with eyes closed. I drew a lot of horses when I was a little kid in my room with one of those “How to Draw” step-by-step books, so fortunately I remember what a horse looks like (I’m also from Texas, so knowing what a horse looksContinue reading “from the sketchbook”
I found an old book from 1906 called Extinct Animals by E. Ray Lankester, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S. I drew this blind contour drawing while looking at a picture of a Dodo bird’s skeleton. Based on the writing, I may have also been channeling Dave Matthews. At the time I drew this, I wasn’t listening toContinue reading “from the sketchbook”
The other side of the paper has a note to self: I drew the one on the other side first while I was on the phone and then I finished it while still on the phone and afterwards I thought ‘What could I draw if I concentrated and focused?’ but this one was concentrated andContinue reading ““focus” is overrated”
Collage made in 2021
She’s rarely the most willing model, but she’s the cutest!