Last year, a couple of friends (Mike Oliveri, Cullen Bunn, and a few others) were really talking up using a small writing or sketching book to jot down quick ideas. I’ve carried a larger sketchpad in my backpack for a long time, but I’d considered something smaller to compliment it. So, I ended up purchasing a Moleskine, one with frames for storyboarding, that fits right in a pocket.
It’s been one of those things that, as an artist, has really helped how I work. I use it for practice sketching, as well as for jotting down quick ideas.… Read the rest
After the accident (there’s a thread around here somewhere for that), I’ve had a hard time getting my head back into art. To help get that moving again, I’m returning to posting some of the sketches I’ve been working on.
As always, they vary quite wildly, even on the same page. They range from sketches based on objects, to cartoons, to horror. Without further adieu, here are some sketches I was working on of a few things I have in my office here. I’m trying to work on sketching from life and from objects more, I think that’s something that I’m lacking in:
That’s not to say that practicing with cartoon characters won’t be helpful too. … Read the rest