EDM 23 – Draw Your Feet

After weeks of drawing tiny faces on tiny cards it felt good to get loose and do some simple sketching. I was shocked at how well these feet sketches turned out. If I had carefully tried to draw these they wouldn’t have come close to looking this good. I have been neglecting my sketching lately.Continue reading “EDM 23 – Draw Your Feet”

On Loosening Up

According to the Flickr “interestingness” scale, this is the fifth most interesting picture in my photostream. I realized I haven’t posted it here. I did this way back in December 2007. I really like this quick pencil sketch. I remember how much I enjoyed doing it. Looking back at this made me realize that IContinue reading “On Loosening Up”

Throwing In the Sponge – EDM 126

This must be the most unromantic and uninteresting subject under the sun. Well, one of them anyway. I think that is why I chose this Everyday Matters Challenge 126 – Draw a Sponge. I just needed to draw something that I didn’t care about. For a whole week I have been going around looking atContinue reading “Throwing In the Sponge – EDM 126”

Something To Be Thankful For

I’ve been gone for a while, but I’ve had a wonderful week! Birthday celebrations (mine), guests from out of town and a general sense of well-being that comes from looking in the mirror and realizing that even though I’ve grown a year old, I still don’t have any crow’s feet. YES!!! Life is good. NowContinue reading “Something To Be Thankful For”

Playing with Colored Pencils: Woodgrain

I got busy and didn’t manage much drawing. I did this exercise from Beverley Johnston’s book The Complete Guide to Colored Pencil Techniques. It looks like it’s not in print anymore. That’s too bad, because it has great demonstrations in it, like how to draw and color satiny fabrics and animal fur. I’ll have toContinue reading “Playing with Colored Pencils: Woodgrain”