doodles from between periods of the nashville predators home opener against the blue jackets.
Category Archives: sketchbook
scans from my sketchbook– live music, live models, random brain-doodles, etc.
i take my sketchbook everywhere, and draw everything. i’d call it a conscientious self-improving art practice, if it didn’t feel more like an obsessive tic.
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tonight in thesis workshop, my classmates and i all did short presentations about our artistic influences. this is the diagram i made to explain myself. (click through for larger version.)
i just found a self-portrait from four years ago, comparing myself-then to myself-four-years-before-that. i’ve updated it with myself-now, so everyone can enjoy how little i’ve evolved over the last eight years of my life.
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 [...]
for my drawing class, we were required to do a series of at least nine drawings on location in at least 3 separate shops on a single street. i chose the section of graham avenue near the L-train station, since i walk through it every day and wanted an excuse to poke around in a [...]
this week in life drawing class, we had burlesque models acting out the process of transitioning from street clothes to full burlesque costume/persona. these are india ink and liquid acrylics (the magenta bits) w nib pen. clicking each spread will take you to the image at full size.
a couple sketchbook spreads of live models– astonishingly enough, no nudity! these are india ink w nib and brush, in a 12×18″ sketchbook (aka larger than i know what to do with). clicking each spread will take you to the image at full size.
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.
last week i spent five days mostly staying out of peoples’ way on film sets for the independent westernto kill a memory. in attempting to look busy and purposeful, i managed to fill 44 sketchbook pages with observational drawings of the movie-making process.
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).