Nordic Knitting is still my reference (see previous post). Finnish patterns inspired this drawing:
A glimpse of my J.S.Sargent book collection. He is my hero-painter :). Today, I sketched some master studies of his portraits for my series, Famous Faces.
Mrs. Horace Webber, 1911 – Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892
Yay more sketches :). I stay busy working/volunteering/taking classes in ceramics at a local community college, for which purpose I often scribble pottery ideas.
Recycled ASU painting #2 is complete, this time with some time-lapse movie magic.
It’s roughly 36×36, oil on canvas. Please watch!
Explanation: The first painting is a class assignment from 2010 which I never liked :P. Now (December 2011) I painted over it and filmed the process. This is my first timelapse movie attempt, so my apologies for the poor visibility (due partly to my person being in the way) and ever-changing lighting. Here’s a photo of the end result:
Recently, I decided to only sketch with a pen because it forces me to be far more intentional with my marks.
I should, but don’t, sketch from imagination very often. Here’s a rare imagined tree ~
And here are some sketch studies of works by J.M.W. Turner.