Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears
I had so much fun drawing the background image I just had to post it separately. I've been trying to channel the energetic quality of my sketches into my final work for a long time now, and I'm pretty happy with the technique I came up with to capture that. I hope to build on it in the future, but here's what I've got so far: I stopped myself early to avoid overworking the pencils, took the most chewed up brush I could find, and just went to town with sketchy abandon. It was a welcome change of pace from my usual fussy perfectionism, and certainly a learning experience. Now I just need to come up with more concepts I can apply it to.
Also, Black Joe Lewis rules. Check him out if you like fun.