thumbnail sketching

The Art of Thumbnail Sketching – Sketching a 1965 Pontiac GTO

The Art of Thumbnail Sketching – Sketching a 1965 Pontiac GTO I have a few  videos that focus on smaller sketches that we call “thumbnail sketching.”  Thumbnail means sketches that are small.  I enjoy doing these sort of sketches because they do not rely on any certainty on what you are trying to accomplish.  They are fun …

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OBSERVATIONAL SERIES: DRAWING A PENCIL SHARPENER

Drawing Fundamentals – Using Reference |Pencil Sharpener As mentioned in previous posts, building your visual vocabulary is key to drawing your own creations.  In this video we are just going to explore how to draw something simple like a pencil sharpener.  All that is require is for you to take a found object around your …

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DIGITAL PAINTING|CREATING FORM SWATCHES USING PHOTOSHOP

Sometimes it’s easier to create form “swatches” which are just small samples of “painted” random forms to explore form language. When drawing a car, form swatches can help with “happy accidents.”  Happy accidents usually occur when you don’t really intend to find something interesting or purposeful.  It sort of happens as a result of finding …

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