Category Archives: gesture drawing

Commercially Non-commercial…part 2.

I have never been a fan of doing detailed early sketches. When I trained for animation in graduate school I discovered that my best drawings came when I drew a lot of pictures and only worried about the ‘final’ clean … Continue reading

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Another Graphic Novel I Enjoyed

I ran across The Storm In The Barn at my local library and fell in love with it. It’s not easy to categorize and it’s not a typical young-reader GN. But it is a wonderful fairytale/folktale mixture that is built … Continue reading

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quick sketch – tough guys?

 Some quick sketches from yesterday.Tough guys is where I started from. I think the middle one is retired to the coast.

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Rain Doodle

A quick doodle from my notebook. And it says “Story is King” on the other side of that page. I like the brevity of this, even though it is drawn with way too many lines.

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the book that always goes with me

These are a bit older. A combo of two different drawings from two different places, two different pages. But I like each one, for different reasons. The left side drawing captures the moment well, and the body language, I can … Continue reading

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