I set this drawing aside before I selected it for today’s post. I named it soon after I drew it. Looking at it again, it looks like the girl is sitting in the guy’s lap. I could have been more thoughtful about composing a scene of two people studying.
This is a motley group of students (according to my blind-drawn rendering). The two young women are the most realistic, while the outline of their male does not resemble its subject in any way. There is a sense of ambiguity about this grouping of figures.
Circumstances presented another chance for me to sketch a child with family (see Woman and Child). This drawing is a little more readable than the last one, giving the viewer a much easier time to apprehend the contents. The fact that the figure on the right is incomplete stems from the fact that my break […]
I don’t remember exactly what my thoughts were when I started this composition. Tears were a part of it. I’m sure of that, but I don’t know why exactly. After the initial design, I concentrated on balancing the colors with their complement, without imbuing any further meaning to the work.
The mass of color in this composition is concentrated at dead center. It is surrounded by elaborated parentheses that separate the blues from the outer reds. Surrounding the dark outlines is a virtually concentric lighter outline. The dark line protruding from the bottom of the central figure is also a balance point. Normally, I like […]