Doctor Who

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.

Sessions

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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Details

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