Doctor Who

I really like the composition here. There is a strange angle from top left to bottom right and his head is way out of center of the composition. I hope that this strange angle reflects the strangeness of this character. I always loved the wacky and weird side of David Tennant’s Dr Who.


  • Work: 1749
  • Size: 12" x 18"
  • Medium: Graphite and Charcoal on Paper
  • Sessions: 15
  • Start date: 10/26/2020
  • End date: 11/8/2020


Be Not Afraid of Going Slowly

“Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of stopping.” An awesome Chinese proverb that I live by daily.

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How to Make Art That Can Change the World

The most historically significant art all has one thing in common. Each one of them were created to communicate something.

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A Micro Wins Day

Due to worst than average sleep I lacked focus all day and wasted a lot of time so I feel back on practicing Micro Wins to move feel accomplished for the day.

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Let’s Talk Paper

Some days I just don’t have a lot to talk about when it comes to my daily practice, but I could talk forever about materials. So let’s talk paper!

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The Subjective and Objective

Many artists starting out are worried put “style” before skill but by combining the subjective and objective your “style” will naturally develop.

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Super Cheap Bulk Newsprint

This is going to be a short post but I have to talk about the super cheap bulk newsprint I purchased recently, it’s awesome!

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How is Your Focus?

I did exactly what I said I was going to do yesterday. I planned my art time, my break time, remove all distractions and focused on drawing.

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Starting Over and Striving for Excellence

For the Dr Who drawing I’m starting over and striving for excellence because the previous drawing was just not working.

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Daily Commitment is Not a Highlight Reel

Doing something day in and day out is not exciting or interesting. Having a daily commitment is not a highlight reel.

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Show Up, No Matter What

I’m recovering from my ear operation from yesterday so my brain is not what it could be, but I show up, no matter what.

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Commitment to my Art Practice

What are you committed to? If your committed to something, plan it and put it first. I have a commitment to my art practice no matter what.

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Break it Up to Keep Motivated

Today I was feeling overwhelmed by all that I needed to do on this drawing so I decided to break it up to keep motivated.

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Limit Your Value Range

I knew today was going to be a short art session so I planned for it but I was still able to get a quick video out about why to limit your value range when drawing.

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Reverse Gestures

Today I worked on my drawing of David Tennant, the 10th doctor plus I worked on the “Reverse Gestures” exercise from The Natural Way to Draw.

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The Tenth Doctor Started

I’ve started my next Fandom Fitness drawing and this one is Dr Who and I picked the tenth doctor played by David Tennant.

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