Sketches from the little books I’ve been carrying around everywhere so that I draw whenever I have the time. This week was lots of little family sketches. My husband and kids are pretty good sports: I draw them over and over, and they don’t complain (much!).
Luckily for me, one of my kids just took up a new sport, baseball. So now I have something new to draw and try to understand. This week I just tried studying the batter. It’s interesting to see all the different ways the little kids grip the bat and how they shift their weight as they get ready to swing.
And here’s more eclectic pages from the week. Some notes and studies on proportion, a quick brushpen sketch of my daughter playing the violin. A study of a rose for an illustration project, a beautiful house in Gilroy, and a sketch by the Campbell water tower.
A few quick gesture sketches from figure drawing for the week.
I just love charcoal. Messy, warm, human, soft, bold and so much more. All at the same time. Happy Monday. Getting some drawing done this week?