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07 April 2013

The final artwork of 2012:

I started this drawing, of my step-children, quite a while ago. I had hoped to finish it a long time ago, but art shows, vacations, moving, etc., kept interrupting my efforts.

Nonetheless, I kept working at it, and finished it late in December. I framed it last month, and now it hangs in our home.

Glad it's done (and I'm pretty happy about how it turned out...

Somewhere Between A Sketch and A Drawing

I drew this today, over a couple hours this morning, from several photographic (and anatomical/3-D) references. It's barely a sketch, but it is the correct pose, and it has "personality".

So, although its barely "there", what is there, is very useful...very specific.

It needs a lot of work.

I have two figures in mind for a painting I'd like to make, and this will (most likely) be one of them.

When she's finished.

I've had some of these ideas in my head for a while, and I've really needed to get them out of my head, and onto paper--and ultimately, onto panel.

First things, first, though.

And, drawing is first.