Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Yesterday night while laying in bed with the night light on, I see this guy casually glancing over in my direction in the hallway. It's actually coming from a pile of cloth folded up and stacked on top of a little table neatly tucked away into the corner. It'll make sense to you if you consider how blind as a bat I am without my glasses so the pile of clothes blur into something else with the way the night light was shining on it. I wanted to get up and draw him down right away, but since I just got into bed, I was in no mood to get up. I was way too tired so I just forced myself to memorise what I can by breaking it down the shapes into colours, the shape of the creature and by using image associations (looks like this, looks like that..) to help me remember. I paid more emphasis on the colours and the lighting than the actual creature.
I'd say it came out kinda close.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Monday, December 12, 2011
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Julia Cameron "The creative process is a process of surrender, not control. "
It looks like my inner demons are trying to come out. I think I'm going to start doing dark to lights on Photoshop first to warm up before drawing with pen on paper instead of the other way around. It seems to be less frustrating this way.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Sunday, December 4, 2011
Drawing is soooo much more enjoyable if you're not fixated on the outcome!
Heck, I didn't even like these drawings too much, but I felt better when I digitally fixed up one of them. It's forcing me to keep pushing through instead of saying "Ah, good enough." I can keep going but I caved in to the path of least resistance already. Tsk tsk...
Looking at it again, I can see every sketch above as a potential digital fixer upper. I tend to think of every sketch as "final" without touching it up any further.