Self portrait. I drew the top one while feeling lousy at work. I sent it to my boyfriend and he said, “I like it, but you look grumpy and sad.” So I added color to cheer it up a bit. Before and after.
Should I change the name of this blog?
I haven’t been in school for like a year and a half. This is more like “things I draw at work.” Oops.
I drew my sister’s dog, Annabelle. It feels good to draw again.
This is one of the best design lessons you can ever learn. Straights vs. curves.
gfghhff those illustrationsss hffff
i always keep this in mind when designing characters or just drawing anything. it really is one the best things you can ever know.
aaahhh!! So beautiful and insightful
excellent reference and like, stylistic variation hot damn
Oh my Veggites. How I have neglected you of late. But look! Useful resources.
Promise to post some new challenges someday soon.
I was fooling around with superheroic proportion and musculature. My daughter felt the character needed to accessorize.
This is an updated version of Freyja, the Norse goddess of love. She was known for her special necklace, her chariot drawn by cats, and a seemingly endless line of suitors.
Shimura tatsumi (1907-1980)
is known for designing several striking bijin-ga prints towards the end of the shin hanga movement. Born in Takasaki, Gunma, Shimura’s real name was Sentaro. Shimura devoted his career entirely to Nihonga, or Japanese style painting.