Tag Archives: people sketches

Kauai: the little stuff in between

Little sketches that don’t really fit any big themes. People on vacation.  Lots 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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Nutcracker in the Dark

Sketching the Nutcracker. In the dark. Continue reading

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Inktober 2016: Week 1

Happy Inktober! Here is my first week in #inktober sketches. These first few are done on the road, so they’re almost all with my Sailor Fude Pen. At my local Starbucks one morning.. Dip pen, Hero Ink, and lots of finger-smudging. Messy … Continue reading

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A little bit of everything

Sometimes I look at what I’ve been sketching for a while, and there’s a thread that holds it together. This isn’t one of those times. So here’s a post of random sketches from the last couple of weeks. School is … Continue reading

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