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August 9, 2018

I lived on the West Coast of Canada for a long time, and although I heard many stories of people running into bears, I only saw one once. 

I turned a corner in my car, and there he was, plonked right in the middle of the road. Luckily enough I wasn't going too fast or I...

August 5, 2018

I love Japan, snow and monkeys, so hey, I guess a documentary on the Japanese Snow Monkeys would be right up my street!

If you click on the image below it will take you to the full documentary on YouTube:

I did some quick 5 min sketches when watching it.

August 3, 2018

I'm trying to get into the habit of sketching every day, and I love nature documentaries. I've been watching a series from the Discovery Channel called "North America", click on the image below to view the trailer:

For more info about the show click here:

http://blog.nwf...

July 27, 2018

I watched this really good 6 part documentary on the History of India by the BBC/PBS. Click on the image below to watch it on YouTube:

While I was watching it, I did some sketches as I hope to do a series based on India themes, so these will give me a few ideas:

July 16, 2018

Phase 5: Details:

Take design to a final stage with the cleanup lines, colour textures and additional elements, such as background elements or shadows you wish to add.

Character Exercises:

1. Using the character breakdowns in the earlier posts, choose on character and exp...

July 15, 2018

Phase 4: Form:

Fully realize the character's form in this construction phase. Take your 2D shape language and DRAW THROUGH YOUR SHAPES. Imagine your character living in a 3D world: get an understanding of volumes, depth and perspective within your shapes...

Turnarounds:

K...

July 14, 2018

Here are the five phases from The Silver Way book:

Phase 1: Story: 

Learn as much as your character and his or her story and world as possible - including what motivates your character and what effect you want the character to have on the viewer.

When designing a characte...

July 13, 2018

Try flipping your design:

Try using drawings as inanimate objects:

Try using dummy characters as a basis for trying out new poses:

Try Changing  Mediums:

And remember:

BEFORE YOU CAN REACH THE MOON, YOU NEED TO UNDERSTAND YOUR MISSION, BUILD YOUR ROCKET AND TRAIN THE ASTRON...

July 12, 2018

Carrying on with 'The Silver Way' book...

This post is about caricatures:

Here is my attempt at doing a caricature for Don Draper from MadMen:

When doing my research I looked at lots of stuff by Al Hirschfeld, I think his work is amazing.

Here are some examples:

July 11, 2018

Carrying on with 'The Silver Way' book...

Sketching: The Zone - Out Method:

This is just to loosen up. It will help force new shapes that you may not otherwise draw. To do this - use your non dominant hand.

An example would be:

THE IDEA: High School Kid

THE ACTION: Standing

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