Sketchbook

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28-30

Fallback Gestures

I’m cracking down on my daily habits. I stopped tracking the irrelevant ones and started being more militant about the ones that matter to me. Drawing is one of those.

Unfortunately, I didn’t FEEL like drawing today. But I decided to draw, anyway. Because that’s what you do when you commit to something.

25-27

The Moth

I finished this tattoo yesterday. I expect it to need a minor touch-up because I pushed her skin a little beyond its threshold. Very happy with the final results, though.

22-24

My first full sheet of commissioned heads for the challenge.

There are quite a few diverse heads in the submissions, but I live in a very rural, Caucasian area. I’ll skip around and draw some other ethnically diverse portraits between the commissions. Some of the people who submitted a photo won’t get their free portrait.

More Heads

I did a thing and posted the challenge I was doing on Facebook. I needed 80 more references, and thought I’d do something nice for the people on my friends list. 100+ responses later (plus messages) and I think I have enough. πŸ˜‚

Roll the Dice

A poem by Charles Bukowski

“if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
there is no other feeling like
that.
you will be alone with the
gods
and the nights will flame with
fire.”

5-10% Time

“Work” sucks about 90-95% of the time, but that 5-10% that I get to do the stuff I love…well…that’s worth it.

I don’t love marketing. I don’t love studying fundamentals all the time. I don’t love super-long hours on flash days.

But I love making art for a living. It’s worth the “work” that I do so I can have fun doing what I love.

More Heads

Switching to digital is actually making these sketches take LONGER; because I’m able to correct more mistakes. πŸ˜‚

Meeee

My challenge of the day was a self-portrait. I just happen to be working on the 100 heads challenge AND redesigning my homepage, so it was a timely challenge!