Saturday, October 30, 2010

Rally To Restore Sanity (and/or Fear)

Rally To Restore Sanity and or Fear- Stage and Capitol Building
Well that was fun.
I had a horrible view, it was a miserable Metro ride into the city, and I barely got there on time, but Rally To Restore Sanity (and/or Fear)was a lot of fun. Despite not being able to see the stage (nor jumbo-trons) very well, all parts of the show kept me and the crowd laughing for a solid three hours while making some very good points about our national conversation. At the end, as the 200,00o people shuffled off the mall, I got a little closer to the stage and managed this sketch. I'm a little disapointed I didn't get a sketch of Kareem Abdul Jabar or R2D2, but I did get a few of the other people who attended.

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I have a few more half-done sketches, and will share them as soon as I finish them off! Until I get those done, check out Joel's get sketches, as he showed up to sketch too!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

All Star Rollergirls

DC All Stars Roller Derby at Dr. Sketchy's
Last weekend was Sketchcrawl #29.. which I will address again later... But that later that same day was a Dr. Sketchy's figure session with the DC Roller-girls All-Star team. Now, I don' t know whats wrong with this town, but I turn out to be the only person to show up. How there weren't dozens of people there, I'll never understand. And while I would have totally understood the team calling it a night and getting home early, they actually stuck around and let me draw for a few hours. So just know that they are indeed as awesome, hilarious and nice (& frankly bad-ass) as you would hope.

I should also add that I wish some figure-class models I've seen had posed half as well as the roller-girls did. They consistently modeled fantastic poses, many of which surely made them sore the next morning.

Pictured above are dr. SKabs (standing), Gun'Her Down (kneeling), and Small Frye (reclining).

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DC All Stars Small Frye

Monday, October 18, 2010

50 (Mostly) Blind Contour Self-Portraits

50 Layered Blind Contour Drawings
Below are 50 (mostly) blind contour self portrait drawings I made recently, and I thought it might be interesting if I layered them all into one image. Hence the picture above. I still am playing around with it, and tweaking it in Photoshop, but I like how it turned out.
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