for my drawing class, we were assigned to do a series of drawings centered on a specific location or theme. i chose live music, and used the project as an excuse to hang out in bars and clubs. featuring Pete’s Candy Store in brooklyn, the High Watt/Mercy Lounge in nashville, and the Bowery Electric in [...]
Category Archives: live music
i love live music, and a big portion of my sketchbook goes to drawing it as it happens. these tend to be super rough, but occasionally get tidied up and colored in.
(these are in excerpt display below; click the titles to see each full post.)
a few drawings-in-the-dark from last friday night at joe’s pub in nyc, featuring terrible inaccurate likenesses of bob dipiero, scotty emerick, david lee murphy, josh thompson, and craig morgan.
sketchbook scans from heypenny‘s cd release show for their marvelous new album at mercy lounge a couple weeks ago. i did the pen sketches on site, then ink washes afterwards (bc being afraid of color palettes is no way to live).
sketches of kopecky family band playing at mercy lounge a couple weeks ago. they’re super fun to draw, but it’s tricky bc there are seven of them all in constant motion. =)
a couple pages from my sketchbook– blind contour drawings of crosby stills and nash, drawn in the dark during a concert.
a quick sketchbook spread from an in-store performance at Grimey’s yesterday (colored in after the fact).
a couple sketches from a CD release party at mercy lounge last night.
a few sketches from a songwriters’ circle i went to last night to benefit nashville flood relief.