Doodles & Drawings

Blind Contour Giraffes-Drawing Lab 2

Blind Contour Giraffes-Drawing Lab 2

Huh? Blind contour drawing involves looking only at the object, not at your paper. Lab #2 from Carla Sonheim’s Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists was to blind contour draw giraffes from photos. Although to look at my drawings, you’d think I was drawing horses. This is an exercise that I’ve encountered in drawing classes and […]

30 Cats

30 Cats

I did it. I decided to join Angie Allen’s “Drawing Lab” group based on Carla Sonheim’s,¬†Drawing Lab, a book which I mentioned a few months back. I hesitated to join Angie’s group because I worried about committing myself to a project that wasn’t work related, especially since I’m already doing a Project 365 photo project […]

A Note To Self

A Note To Self

Created this yesterday to print and post as a reminder to myself that often the biggest obstacle to making things happen is ME. I’ve got a great idea for a project, one that’s bigger than anything I’ve attempted thus far and has potential to become a whole series of awesome projects. Yet I find myself […]

Some Coral Doodles

Some Coral Doodles

Doodling some motifs for some fabric patterns…

Face #1- Jack

Face #1- Jack

The start of my 100 Faces Project, taken from Carla Sonheim’s book, Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists. Basically it’s drawing 100 faces over a period of time, in a variety of mediums and styles, from a variety of subjects. Self-portraits, live subjects, line drawings, charcoal drawings, strangers, family members, etc. I drew this one of […]

Some crappy Christmas doodles

Some crappy Christmas doodles

Lately it seems the more I think about improving my drawing skills and developing a style of my own, the harder it is for me to start drawing. It’s like some inner voice has told the creative voices they suck ass, so they might as well go home. Despite my lack of creative feeling though, […]