So all the color experimentation, I feel was an interesting exercise w/ the basic painting program at work.
But I feel like it was getting to be too much of a "art objective" in itself. The point of these sketches from memory is for them to be just that, "sketches". I can get caught up in trying to "make it pretty art" when it's more about the daily exercise of the eyes, mind, and drawing what we saw as fast as possible. Not laboring over it to make it an artistic piece in and of itself.
So with that thought in mind prior to executing this color, as soon as I got back to my desk from capturing the mark in my mind's camera, I pulled a scrap piece of paper, a pencil and jotted down the figure. I swore once it was scanned in to just drop in the basic color elements for the sketch and move on as soon as possible.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Building on our mark difficulty, this week we took only a small amount of time to memorize a guy that had lots of accessories. So many in fact, that I completely overlooked what kind of shoes he was wearing. I took a stab and guessed "white ones." He had just been to Chipotle and was wearing some kind of 8-bit video gamey shirt.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Sunday, January 22, 2012
This guy is often on Wilshire and was toting a shopping bag. He is very tall and walks with long slow strides. There was some kind of black design on the front of his shirt, which was hard to make out in profile. I ran out of time on this one, so unfortunately he got the quick and dirty treatment.