Starting back in December of 2013, I began a daily drawing practice focused on environments by some of my favorite comic artists. By now I’ve accumulated a sketchbook on Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes) and Jeff Smith (Bone). Taking on the tools, working processes, and styles of two other artists has been a challenge, butContinue reading “wattersmith part 1: reflections on drawing bill watterson”
Some new additions this week to the ol’ sketchbook this week!
As part of a graduate seminar, I’ve been asked to tear apart and reconstruct work of my own with that of others. I’ve cut up one of my semi-recent comics (which followed an R. Crumb-esque format) and supplanted it with quotes from notable thinkers and writers I’m reading. I’m not sure I understand it. ButContinue reading “new (remix) comic: a predicament”
I’m working on a Beast character (of the Beauty and the Beast variety) for a larger story and don’t know which of these five to go with. Which beast do you think is best?
Above: Smith: OK. I’ll Go. And so shall I. With this piece, my Jeff Smith drawing series comes to an end. It’s been a rewarding ongoing challenge, the impact of which I think I have yet to see fully in my own work. Drawing Smith has given me a sense of just how tight andContinue reading “jeff smith sketchbook: week 7 (final)”
A new week of drawings from Bone! I’m getting to some trickier ones this week. Plus, Mermie. Take a look in my Smith sketchbook.
The sketchbook is a month old and still going strong! Check out a new week of updates.
Time for another week of drawings from Jeff Smith’s Bone. Find them in Smith Sketchbook.
Another week, another set of entries in my Jeff Smith sketchbook. Check ’em out!
View a new week’s worth of drawings based on Jeff Smith’s Bone in my Smith sketchbook.