Monday, October 30, 2006

Post-it® portraits and a cartoon puppy



































Too busy with work to do much more than scribble on sticky notes at the moment!

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Monday, October 23, 2006

More Emily Booth




































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Sunday, October 22, 2006

Emily Booth Portrait


















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Thursday, October 19, 2006

Illustration Friday: Smitten
















I wasn't going to attempt to illustrate IF's current theme, but while reading a newspaper article a few days ago that word 'smitten' jumped out at me from an article about people splurging on luxury items despite the poor economy here in Michigan. With the article was a photo of a woman who had just paid $8,000 for a coat that she was simply *smitten* with. Yikes. She had the most smug, self-satisfied expression on her face as she posed...stating that she does a better job when she feels good about what she's wearing.

I thought I'd try to capture that haughty look in a quick pencil sketch, with some color added in Photoshop. I didn't quite get it, but it was fun trying.

For the record, I can't imagine why anyone would spend $800 for a coat, let alone $8,000.

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Seated nude



















Had to do some touching up in Photoshop on this; even that couldn't help her arm and right leg. Still, I think I nearly nailed that foot. :) Onward and upward!

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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Struggling


















Still trying to get back in the groove--work pressures are a distraction! Some bothersome proportion issues in this one but I'm throwing it out there anyway...

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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Young Soldier



















I was intrigued by a newspaper photo accompanying an article on soldiers of the rebel Sudan Liberation Army. The elaborately-wrapped turban on this young man inspired me; I rarely draw fabric and the folds and wrinkles were a fun challenge.

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Monday, October 09, 2006

Good Grief

The longer you go without posting (or drawing, for that matter) the easier it is to procrastinate. I hereby vow to draw and post something the next FIVE DAYS. If I don't, may this blog be struck by lightning.



















Scribbly marker sketch done this weekend just to jumpstart things...

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