Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Pen is Mightier.

I've been going back to the old standby, ballpoint pen, recently.  It's a beautiful tool of commitment, precision, and lack of smudginess.  All qualities I admire in a medium.

This is a pretty apt interpretation of how I felt right before going onstage for open mic.

And maybe how I felt after?  Dissipating.  
This prompted me to get back more into more detailed life drawings.
I'm really digging drawing musicians lately. 
Challenging, and full of movement.

Various sketches.
This last one spurred something on in my consciousness.
An awareness that different hatchings can co-exist.  
They don't have to stop at each others' borders.
I think I just leveled up, shading-wise.

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