Sketch Book Series: Shading Study (August 2010)

I took my glasses off to do this sketch. I was hoping that I would get a better sense of dark and light areas by obliterating details (as does my sight without glasses). I had some problems though, getting the whole composition to coalesce.

Pen and Ink Practice

I drew a free form design today, with one shape eclipsing the others. I inked in a maze-line design in this forward most form. Within the divisions of the other forms I used different pen strokes. Each type of stroke produced a different effect. Some surfaces became concave, some convex. The surfaces that remained flat […]