Drawing of the Day, Wednesday 7/11/2018

Art Students League Open Sketch – short poses

Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper

Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper
Colored chalk on paper

Drawing of the Day, Friday 2/21/2014

Sketch from the Troop 12 meeting at St. James in Montclair, NJ

Justin at Greenbar, Troop 12 at St. James Church, Montclair, NJ 2/21/2014
Justin at Greenbar, Troop 12 at St. James Church, Montclair, NJ 2/21/2014
Justin at Greenbar with Troop 12 at St. James Church in Montclair, NJ 2/21/2014
Justin at Greenbar with Troop 12 at St. James Church in Montclair, NJ 2/21/2014

Qi People 2

Here’s another series of sketches I did at CommonHealth’s Qi Interactive division. Most of these were done during Monday all-hands PM-priority meetings with the lead developers or Art Directors, QA also had representatives at those meetings.

Below is a sketch of Shusheel, one of the QA engineers, asleep at a priority meeting. His direct supervisor Sam always got a kick out of this sketch, it always made his day:

Susheel

It’s not always easy to draw some people, Stacey below should have been really easy, but I could never get her right, I think this was the closest I ever got:

Stacey

Below is the first of a few sketches I did of Esther, another PM:

Esther2

…and this the last sketch I did of her, I think that’s my best of her, a good likeness:

Esther

Obama version 0.2

Still trying to figure out how to draw Obama. With so many caricatures of him all over the place now, it’s hard to not be influcnced. I stayed away from political cartoons for a couple of weeks and only used picture reference for this sketch.

ObamaI’m struggling with his hairline and his eyes, I need to find a bigger picture of his eyes, and I just have to figure out how to physically represent his hair/hair-line in a drawing. Surprisingly, I’m having a hard time with his hair-line, invariably, with his high forehead, I either make him look like he has a receding hairline, or else he’s not as closely cropped as the real person. Well, I think at least this is better than my first attempt. I should get better as long as I don’t procrastinate too much.