Thursday, May 6, 2010
One little Bird...and a few random thoughts
I had thought a few day back that I would take a photo, and then do a pretty color drawing. Yet to do that would be the way I usually work, or if I’m not using photo's for reference, then I am drawing from what's in my head--that stuff comes easy and natural. The IF linked (below) came real easy. Yeah, the hard stuff for me is the sketching from real life! There is nothing more frustrating! All you have to do is look at this post of my Robin, to know how much I struggled with sketching--quite frankly I suck! lol. I really could use more practice, which is why I decided to draw from life today.
I like to visit Lynne Chapman's blog-an Illustrator's life for me. Now she is a sketcher! I even put wording on the my picture, like she does, hope she doesn't mind that I copied her idea, but I think it's cool. If you haven't seen Lynne's blog, you should really check it out. She's amazing! I have her link under blogs I like.
So if anyone has any thoughts on sketching, or what inspires you. I would love to hear what you have to say.
As for me, this little Robin has been my muse this past month. I hope the babies don't fall out onto the cement below, or to the side of the fence which houses the dogs.