I like to doodle when I watch shows on television. I like Agatha Christie’s Poirot. Some of my doodles are quick, blind*, portraits from a screen shot that has long since dissipated from the screen. *Done without looking.
Today’s sketch is more of a doodle. I used several different sized nylon-tipped pens, mostly black. After I was done I used a blue pen to fill in some of the small gaps between pen strokes.
This is the first time in 5 years of daily posts that I’ve missed my deadline by a significant amount. The title of the piece is how I feel.
Today’s experiment began as a doodle. I dragged the nearly weightless stick of charcoal across the rough watercolor paper. I used a paper stump to drag the dark outlines of the doodle into the loops. I love that this process produces shading and the appearance of three dimensionality. I hate the sound and feel of the […]