Urban Sketching

Doing these sketches took me back slightly to my architecture days, yet I noticed how much my thinking and way of drawing has changed since then… hopefully for the better!

Location: Mueller park in Austin, Texas

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The look of water color is really starting to grow on me. Here I am faking it:
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Sorry if the perspective flaws are hurting your eyes. I do understand the rules– just thought I’d try to eyeball it. Probably would have helped if I looked at my drawing at a distance every once in a while… Oh well. Next time! 😀

Monday prompts, revisited

And just like that, it’s time for another Monday sketch post. This week’s prompts are from previous Mondays.

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A little out of season, but I needed something Christmasy in substance so I revisited this one.

And a rendition of last week’s prompt:

 

Blackberry model

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Digital painting exercise in progress, inspired by a quick sketch of a friend who decided to pose with this Blackberry Q5…

I actually had a previous iteration in which her face was NOT turning out at all. Uh uh, it was unattractive. And I was losing sight of how I originally envisioned it with each adjustment, so finally I just redid it…

Here’s that process. Sorry about the scary floating heads…

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First order of business: Redo the initial base sketch. Figure out lighting and shading. Then add colors. Aaaaand, to be continued…