Each month, Sketchbook Skool does a quick You Tube Live so people can get together and do a “goals” page in their sketchbooks or journals. Morgan, from Sketchbook Skool, times the sessions and she also provides some prompt ideas. It is actually a helpful 10-20 minutes a month. Here is mine for August:
Folks, I am working on putting a portfolio together and I am taking an illustrator’s workshop. My assignment this week is to take the character in the story and draw up a sheet with expressions for one of the characters. My character is a balloon named Bob. Here is what I have so far….please, ifContinue reading “Feedback time”
We sat in the car by the Indian River as Isaias was trekking north. I sketched this to the patter of raindrops and to “Fluffy” the comedian, being totally snarky about his show in Delhi.
Another Make Art that sells image. This is a sketchbook rendering that isn’t for sale since it was copied from another image. The idea behind the exercise is to show your skill at drawing various subject matter, in this case, a car…I moved on to add it to a story. I have also been addingContinue reading “Baby you can drive my car”
This boat was capsized for a long while. I found this sketch among the ones that weren’t posted. It was done in a homemade sketchbook using Fabriano cold press paper, which you can see is quite textured. Since this sketch was completed, the boat was moved over by a marina. I guess someone will attemptContinue reading “Three Hour Tour”
I signed up for a bundled group of workshops back in November, before John was laid off, that were running this year. They are for building my on line portfolio. April’s assignment was West Side Story. I actually found this assignment to be a lot of fun, however, a lot of work. It was doneContinue reading “My West Side Story project”
A few years ago I took a year long class with Carla Sonheim and Lynn Whipple, called Year of the Spark. One of the assignments was automatic writing in little booklets that we made just for the purpose of writing in them. I have done a bunch of them and occasionally I use them asContinue reading “Feeling a bit crabby”
I signed up for Carla Sonheim’s 365 workshop for 2018. Everyday there is something in your email. A lesson, a prompt, a quote, sometimes an interview with a variety of artists (visual, musicians, literary). I have found that the random pick (two words picked out of a hat) are great for filling that sketch boxContinue reading “Kangaroo/gift”
Playing around with some lettering art and a verse from ELO’s Eldorado.