Wednesday, August 27, 2008
This was done for the Avalanche blog, I really tried to push the painting toward completion. I think I have trouble finishing entirely, and it makes a huge difference to have a strong background. I wonder if I should have put more time into the drawing and composition though. I'm not sure I am totally pleased, and it gets hard to finish unless you are sure your happy with it.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
I think this will be my inaugural insect post. A sketchbook drawing pencil on paper maybe 4".
While visiting Prague and the Alphonse Mucha museum, I saw a breathtaking pencil drawing he had done of berries and leaves. It was so simple but so well done and meticulously detailed. I tried to follow that lead with this bug but my lines are nowhere near as perfect as Mucha's.