Letting go this morning with lots of charcoal I filled in most of the lower half of my Princess Bride drawing.
My energy today has been sapped because work started in the morning, my normal art time.
More work on Westley’s face today. I think his portrait will come together much faster.
I think that Buttercup’s face is working well now after some small changes to her eyes and the values of her face.
Struggling with structure and softness within Buttercup’s face.
Adding more charcoal to the paper and trying to keep it smooth for a feminine face.
A shorter session this morning focused on drawing corrections and accuracy.
Today was supposed to be all about getting the drawing refined for the whole drawing but I was seduced by detail.
My second attempt at drawing Westley and Buttercup Princess Bride with hopes that this one will go much better.
I’ve finished the Rosa Parks drawing after working her dress and more form in her head.
You can call this “pick and shovel” work. Lots of filling in with value but no subtlety.
The challenge for Rosa Parks dress is trying to instill form into a very dark area with subtle variations.
The basic values are set for Rosa Parks face which makes the bulk of this drawing done.
Another deeply focused morning while drawing Rosa Parks.
I was able to progress very fast on Rosa Parks this morning.
An easy day of art. An easy day overall!
I wasn’t able to commit a lot of time on the start of my Rosa Parks drawing today but I made progress.
I’m between Fandom Fitness sketches. I just finished Steve Irwin and now I’m researching Rosa Parks.
I’ve finished my Steve Irwin drawing today! I’m really happy with how it turned out.
Today I may have finished the alligators tail.
Another wonderful morning of full and deep focus on drawing.
I’m working further away from the center of interest in this drawing so the modeling has changed.
Taking a recovery day today with my wife and nature.
A little bit of progress every day.