Fail Better – More Short Poses

“Ever tried.  Ever failed.  No matter.  Try again.  Fail again.  Fail better.”  -Samuel Beckett Here are some more crappy photos of crappy drawings.  =) Going clockwise from top left is 5, 5, 10, 20, 20 minutes for each. Next page is 45 minutes (pretty bad fail with this one… which kinda sucks because I think…

Michelangelo Taught Me Patience Today

Ok, well maybe this is an exaggeration but I went to a museum called the Bargello today and found that I was able to draw the statues without a thought in my mind as to how long I had been drawing.  A lot of the time I get antsy when drawing and start to scribble…

Completed Bargue Drawing #2

Many people find these exercises incredible boring and while I see where they are coming from, I have to disagree.  Certain parts I find a little tedious/monotonous (like the measuring stage) but most of the time it is actually quite fun to find the correct shapes and values. I think almost everyone enjoys looking up…

Short Pose = Fun

Weee!  I love these short pose sessions!  It is so much fun to just sketch without thinking too much and without worrying about any process or measurements or anything.  I get to just do whatever the hell I want and I certainly take advantage of it.  I generally start a sketch by just scribbling the…

I Rarely See the Light of Day

I wanted to post my 2nd Bargue drawing today but the only time I had to take pictures was early this morning.  In order to take a good picture I need direct sunlight (unless there is another way?!?  Please enlighten me!).  I generally leave for class around 9am and don’t get home until around 8pm…

Don’t Give Up On Me Yet!

I am all over the place with this blog!  Uff!  I promise I won’t change the theme every day… I am just trying to learn how to get things the way I want. Today’s update is nothing special.  A little late night anatomy session (again) and some figure constructs. I finished my 2nd bargue drawing…

New look same blog!

Well hey!  You found my new domain… great!  What do you think?  Is it all too cluttered or what?  At first I didn’t like it but now I kind of do… everything all on one page so you can quickly scroll through it all and glance at pictures until something sparks your interest.  Then, stop…