I try to draw different things to get better at drawing. The human figure is not my thing but here’s a video of me being me.
I recently started a new sketchbook for my (somewhat) daily gouache paintings. The premise of the project is a simple, underlying idea. "Sketch the every day." Makes sense... When you can draw, you carry a sketchbook with you everywhere. You sit alone in a busy crowd or park, trying to scratch out every fleeting scene … Continue reading Sketching the Everyday
I haven’t really “sketched” in a long time. In fact, I haven’t really been painting or drawing at all recently. Anything that I have done has felt forced and frustrating. You see, I hold an expectation for myself that I have to be consistent. I have to show the world that I’m constantly practicing and … Continue reading Consistency isn’t Discipline and Sketching isn’t Consistent
You don’t know shit and that’s okay. Just take a breath and do what you can.
Try something new. Try something different. When you want to share something with the world but don’t quite know how... Try a different approach.
The other night I drew a pig. I didn’t like it. It felt forced, ugly, and not my style. I walked away. Today I saw this tweet from David Perell I got hyped. I went back and re-did the pig using my own style. It didn’t matter if it was all that good or not. … Continue reading Figure it Out
This is a study piece. I’ve struggled with drawing clouds in the past. The only way to get better is to copy other people until you figure it out for yourself. I used a Studio Ghibli still as a reference image and started chipping away. It took me a long time. After the clouds I … Continue reading Calm Down Moose