In an ongoing struggle to come to grips with my artistic direction, I’ve decided to delve deeper into what I want to achieve by solidifying my ephemeral thoughts and feelings about what are the sorts of things I like. All be catalogued here for posterity.
More photo study + messing around.
Half study, half fun. All study. Need to get more mileage on drawing enviros.
Grayscale comps designed to show a mood/emotional idea.
Environment design lesson 2: study works using 3 values. This is a great exercise, really made me think through every stroke – no auto-pilot allowed! I’m naturally drawn to images with simplistic compositions and value arrangements, these don’t make for challenging study material for this particular exercise, so I had to spend a couple ofContinue reading “Back to”
Started a subscription to Bobby Chiu’s Schoolism classes the other day, taking (the amazing) Nathan Fowkes’ environment design as it’s always been a sore spot for me. Lesson 1: study a selection of enviro works within an hour each. Aim to capture the simplified essence of the image; focal point, edge control, value and hueContinue reading “Square 1”
Figure studies from photo.
Couple’o real life draws from a few weeks ago.
Another go at that Leyendecker guy, apparently he was really good or something. Making more sense of the mark-making, need to methodically apply in layers. Easier said than done.