Tag Archives: people sketches

Experiments with Ink and Water

I’ve never enjoyed using a water brush to paint with. But I’ve recently discovered that I quite enjoy it as a drawing tool. Continue reading

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Happenings this week

Wet-in-wet watercolor + drawing people. Always makes me happy. Continue reading

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Back to small sketches

Little sketches from last week. Continue reading

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Kauai: the little stuff in between

Little sketches that don’t really fit any big themes. People on vacation. ┬áLots of flowered dresses and plumeria, real and fake, tucked behind ears. See those phone numbers at the bottom of the sketch above? They’re numbers for doctors. My … Continue reading

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Last week in small sketches

Working on large projects, especially when they’re approaching deadlines means you don’t get much other drawing done. That’s when I am really glad I have a book to sketch small, quick sketches in. There’s always music practice to sketch. My … Continue reading

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One hundred people: a roundup

My biggest takeout from this week of people sketching is that to keep drawing people, they have to be more than just figures and anatomy to you: you have to be interested in people. And you have to enjoy the inevitable interaction that the process involves. Otherwise, people will remain “stuff you add to a scene to give it scale”. Continue reading

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Day 1, #oneweek100people2017

Day 1 of #oneweek100people2017, a few highlights Continue reading

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