Sketch Book Series: Messy Desk (February 2010)

Normally I don’t care for ‘checkerboard’ cross hatching. But in this case it works for the large background area. The bottom of the desk is a darker tone, accomplished by a third cross-hatching line. I like the range of tonal values in this drawing.

Sketch Book Series: Parking Lot (January 2010)

My pen and ink drawings of ten or so years ago had a pencil sketch scaffolding. These early sketches relied more on line than on surface shading. I haven’t sketched in a long time, so it will be interesting to try combining line and surface in new drawing.