Ball-point, marker & white gouache on brown paper, recolored & otherwise fooled with in Photoshop.
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
This week's entry for Ben Towle'sAnimal Alphabet is the Quindio Glass Frog.
Ball-point, marker & white gouache on brown paper, recolored* & fiddled with in Photoshop.
*With PS it is easy being green.
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Despite temps nearing 100 & rain threatening, I had a splendid morning at the Fleam: I found some great old textbooks & ephemera for cheap, as well as a handsome Visible Man model with at least most of his dainty little parts intact.
These ads are both from Primary Education magazine, January 1923.
I imagine being forced to teach drawing does sometimes result in dreadful mental strain. That's probably why the arts are disappearing from our schools, right? So maybe we just need to bring back Horsford's.
Monday, July 18, 2011
This week's entry for Ben Towle's Animal Alphabet goes out to Allison Sommers, painter, pigeon protectress & purveyor of the priceless Pigeon Trading Post.
Ball-point, marker & white gouache on brown paper, fiddled with in Photoshop
Monday, July 11, 2011
... & obvious. I admit I cheated a bit on this weeks entry for Ben Towle's Animal Alphabet, by using an old drawing, white gouache on black paper, retweaked a bit in Photoshop.
Monday, July 4, 2011
This week's entry for Ben Towle's Animal Alphabet is the numbat. Thanks to Isaac Cates for suggesting this odd & elegant marsupial!
Sketched in ball-point pen, marker & white gouache on brown paper, then a bit of Photoshop fiddling.