I’m finding myself attracted to sketching people who radiate peace and kindness which is calming in the midst of all the intensity in the news. This was a quick afternoon sketch from last month. You can see her reference photo on Sktchy here.
And that’s about all I have to say about 2021 so far! Yikes!
You can see the original photo reference on Sktchy here.
When I saw the reference photo on Sktchy for this drawing, I loved the happy smile on this guy’s face and the perplexed expression of the man in the car next to his. It expresses my feelings for the new year: grateful, happy optimism for better days ahead and the dismayed confusion and general WTF for last year.
Here’s to a joyful, healthy and less socially distanced 2021!
I watched artist and teacher Mike Creighton draw Zel K. during Sktchy’s free Saturday morning YouTube stream last week and decided to draw him myself. You can see the photo reference of Zel on Sktchy here.
Mike taught a great way to draw glasses at about 22 minutes in on the video.
First draw the rectangle into which they fit, getting the perspective and angles right, then just round off or embellish to match the shape of the glasses. What a game changer!
I loved the photo of this adorable young man looking surprised, with his big wide eyeballs and even his hair seeming to stand on end with shock. It was really fun to draw!
You can see the photo reference of whatTina Wayne says is her “goofball son” on Sktchy here.