37 degrees Celsius
Posted on June 27, 2012
Filed under Drawings, Modeling
Today was a really hot day. 37C or 100 Farenheit… HOT!
Nothing like going to the café down the road and sketch some of the patrons by such temperature! I have also started using a new 0.1 Uni Pen. I was recommended a similar Staedler felt pen but they don’t do that brand at my local art store.
There is no messing around with such tool, you got to be have a clear idea where you are going as each line counts.
If you are wondering, we are in delayed pre-production at work which means no work … or income. It sucks so I’d better make the most of it and keep myself busy.
[update] Well well well… I was reading James Robertson’s blog this evening and said to myself. What about if I added some colours in Photoshop?! Learning watercolours is a big struggle for me and once you put the paints on the paper, it is too late for corrections.
Crazy I never thought about using digital paints! I was probably in the mindset that retouching sketches afterwards is cheating. At the end of the day, it is only about the final product isn’t it? And the learning obviously ;-)
And here is something I am working on if you are not following me on Vimeo
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Nice drawing Bro. I know how you feel about the whole post production cheating aspect. I used to feel the same way. Its a very purist mentality. Its crazy how artists set up all these taboos for themselves and actually they dont mean anything. Its about the final image and how much fun and learning you had creating.
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You really have come on leaps and bounds with your sketches Olive. Really encouraging to see.
thanks Keith, yes I worked hard at it …. actually it is no effort anymore when we love what we do ;-)