About This Page

About This Page:
This "Sketches" page is a micro-blog where I post all of my daily speed sketches, no matter how horrible they are! I sometimes use this online speed sketching tool: artists.pixelovely.com/

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Motion 2

This sketch is based off of a photo I took today of my cat Dinah. She was stalking a bird, and I thought it would be a good study for my "motion" focus. I meant it to be a 15-minute sketch, but it ended up taking 45 minutes...oh well!

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Motion 1

One of my weaknesses is the portrayal of motion - I will often find myself doing very static work, and ending up with a stiff, boring result. So I'm going to try and turn that around by getting more comfortable with bold motion - in pose and in technique.

5 minutes each:

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Back to it!

It's been a while, and things have been crazy...but I'm getting back into daily speed sketches. Here are a few from today:

top to bottom:
1 min
5 minutes
8 minutes

I really like how buffalo look - they always seem to poised and stoic.