These are sketches from the park. Some are live, some from photographs.
Here is an old one from '06. This one has been laminated for use as a demo, hence the glare:
Pastel on beige paper, 12"x16"
I liked this one at first.
Then I kinda didn't like it.
Now I kinda like it again, but for different reasons; I like looking at it upside down.
I bought the book on Alphonse Mucha's "Documents Decoratifs" His command of the linear element in his images is astounding. I was inspired to return to focusing on simply strengthening my drawing.
To that end, here is an unfinished drawing from yesterday:
I just loved the expression on this baby's face.
As I was drawing, I kept hearing Fat Bastard (from Austin Powers,) "He kinda looks like a baby!"
Conte pencil Sepia#617 and Nupastel Naples yellow on beige paper, 12"x16"
I am always trying new things, and revisiting old processes, trying to improve m process, and to prevent getting 'locked in' to habit:
Conte pencil #1355 and Nupastel Naples Yellow on Beige paper, 12"x16"