Eeek! Maybe I should rethink using vintage photos to draw from. They look so stern and harsh to begin with and my ink drawings only make these poor souls even scarier loking….
It seems like it has been forever since the last time I made a drawing or posted on here, I feel so rusty!!! I have been itching to draw again and learned so much from my attempt to draw everyday, that I decided why not go for it and try for another go at drawing daily for a year. Time for me right now is very limited as I spend most of every day with R2 at rehab working on his recovery from the wreck. I decided to keep my drawings very simple for now- just a quick pen sketch from photos. I grabbed a bunch of royalty free photos from the Library of Congress Flickr stream etc. and put them on my IPad so I wouldn’t have to waste time trying to figure out what to draw. I want to work on drawing people and straight to ink drawings really seam to be (for me) quick, honest and a great learning tool- so for a while that’s what I’ll be playing with. Here is the first, a very dapper man in Noodler’s Beaver on Stonehenge paper. the ink sat on the surface a bit and I found I could smear it with my finger for a touch of tone….