Plastic Bunny

I am taking another Sketchbool Skool class, called Polishing. To my delight, the first week is all about comics. I have read and loved comics my entire life and this week I fulfilled my lifelong dream of drawing one! (Caution, Critic’s voice ahead): I realize it’s not the best but damn. I really had a…

Orchid – day 53

   This is the second exercise from the book, “Japanese Ink Painting: The Art of Sumi-e” by Naomi Okamoto. Clearly, the Pentel Pocket Brush pen is not at all the right pen for Sumi-e so I thought I would also try the orchid exercise with the Akashiya Sai pens. I have it in my head…

Sumi-e fish – day 52

Today I wanted to try drawing an animal in the Sumi-e style. I pulled out my books for inspiration but quickly became discouraged so started from the beginning and did the first exercise from one of my books – fish. This reminded me that I really love sumi-e. When I took a drawing class at…