I wanted to create a digital sketch, after seeing how pen and marker has its limitations. With a digital sketch, you can more effectively depict details and materials. This design incorporates a body thats a more simple, classic round shape. The inner face takes elements from Cartier's "Skeleton" series, in which the mechanism is visible. The numbers are a structural element with a brushed finish, contrasting with the shiny chrome finish of the body. This sketch took a good amount of time to render out. Fortunately, I was talking to my friend while working. This sketch was a combination of Corel Painter and Photoshop.
A few days ago, I was pretty stumped on what I was going to sketch. After talking with a friend, she recommended that I should draw "Christian Louboutin" heels. I wasn't sure who Christian Louboutin was and I never drawn heels before, so I thought I would give it a try. The first page on top, was a little unsuccessful. With the second and third pages, I felt more comfortable drawing feet and shoes. I really enjoyed doing these sketches and may plan on doing some more later!
I really enjoyed this sketchwars topic, which was to sketch the A10 Warthog jet with traditional medium. I did two sketches in my moleskine sketchbook and the last sketch was drawn on larger A3 marker paper. These interpretations of the A10 Warthog are a little bit more futuristic and "brutal" looking.
This one was sketched on an iPad with Procreate. I really like the looseness of this sketch as well as playing around with the texture brushes to get the water effect.
The topic for this weeks sketchwars contest is helicopters. I decided to do a more modern version of the Cobra helicopter from the Vietnam war. I thought the form of that helicopter was nice and sculptural, yet aggressive. This was sketched with the iPad Pro using Procreate.
I recently got an iPad Pro and started sketching with the pencil and the Procreate software. The first attempt was a little rough, but this second attempt was a lot more successful. Procreate feels very natural and I really enjoy the pencil to paper feeling the iPad delivers.
Now the next step will be to see if I can create a well polished render. I'll get to this later.
Dane gave some additional suggestions on how to make a better gasser sketch. He suggested that there should be more details, like a roll cage, a driver, deeper wheels in the back, a name for the car, and additional "easter eggs."
I took those suggestions to heart and created a sketch with more appropriate proportions and more details. Some of those details are Austin artist specific ;)
This week's topic for sketchwars is to draw a hot rod. My friend Dane suggested that I should draw a gasser. I wasn't sure exactly what that was, so I did a quick google image search and saw ridiculously modified hotrods for drag racing. I loved seeing the giant tires in the back, the super skinny tires in the front, the unusual lifted stance and the exposed mechanicals.
This is my attempt at capturing the ridiculous, awesomeness of the gasser hotrod. This version is some sort of 1950's chevy with an exposed roots supercharger.
This is a more athletic looking offering for the Sketchwars group. I was inspired by the anime Evangelion, as well as the latest track car the "BAC Mono." I decided to render this a little further with multiple materials as well as including a background. These types of sketches require a little more patience, but the results look very well polished!
Heres another robot, a hand sketch inspired by the "Screaming Years" show coming up and a boat for the sketchwars group.
I spent a good amount of time working on this Millenium Falcon sketch. I'll add color to it later!
I'm very pleased with the last two sketches. Heres Beetlejuice and a kiddie desert stormtrooper.
Heres a creepy dummy, a Dalek, Guyw Fawkes and a zombie
Heres a "Dia del los Muertos" munny, a kid mummy and "Candybot," a robot that throws candy at trick or treaters.
My attempt at graffiti and some Halloween themed sketches
Last weekend was rather action packed. I biked down to the State Capitol for the "Om under the Dome" yoga event. It was pretty crazy seeing lots of hippies gathering under the State Capitol dome in a united "Om" chant. Definitely a unique experience!
Yesterday, I paid a visit to the famous Deep Eddy pool downtown. Its the oldest pool in Texas and its fed by a natural water well, so the water is very cold! It was also a good opportunity to do a sketch.