July 22, 2013

Newsprint and Sketchbooks

Together, or separately, they are wonderful for life drawing!  Yay!

So, life drawing.  I've done more of that.  But not enough.  Never enough.  Pictured below are newsprint drawings from extra-life drawing classes at Sheridan over the summer, as well as some that I drew at Brian's summer life drawing sessions.  I'm actually focusing on my individual lines more (finally).  I'm getting a little bit more straight vs. curve in there (finally), and I'm actually putting in a bit of tone (finally), although only solid areas.  As you may know, I'm horrible at shading, and I have little interest in changing that :)

So, life drawing on newsprint.  Most of these are 1 minute poses, as I tend to like those best and I have little patience to finish longer poses (that's not good).  There's a more "finished" pose in the middle-bottom there.  I figured I should put a more-rendered-something up.  Render-wise I think it's okay, but I really don't like the drawing itself.  Oh well.  Some drapery there too, because I do like drawing that, however hard it is.

Life drawing in a sketchbook has its ups and downs.  Scanning blue Col-Erase pencil drawings only has downs.

TAAFI is happening at the end of the week!  Busy busy busy!  I'll post more stuff from the short film after the festival, but I just noticed Melody posted another little something from it on her blog.  Check it out!