Thursday, August 28, 2008

Hopper House 8-28-08

Just finished a drawing session at Hopper House.. the model was fantastic, she had a very Hopper-esque quality. I find that this is really important for me to do on so many levels- like anything, the more you do it, the better and looser you are. Stretching that creative muscle is always important, no matter how long you've been drawing. And above all, it should be fun- challenging, but fun. Have a great Labor Day weekend!

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Figure drawing started up again at Hopper House

We started off again after summer hiatus with a great attendance, and the debut of new drawing horses that I built. I based it on the ones we used to use at Art Center- simple wooden bench with resting back, much better than what we've been using. Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, I was able to purchase enough wood and supplies to make three- and still would like to make four more.
The model was Bobbi Golden, who always knows how to strike great successive poses. Next week we'll have another female model, and then I'll try to alternate and mix it up a bit. To see more about Hopper House figure drawing check out the link on my blog. Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Busy, busy.. on the lighter side

Sorry I've dropped off the blogosphere lately.. juggling courtsketches, books and life in between.
When I'm not in a courtroom- or a playground, for that matter- I've been working on a series of very lighthearted books targeted toward younger children on our body parts. It's really a fun series and I enjoy the lighter cartoony style. Here is one for the book on 'Eyes' showing color blindness.
This coming week, the Hopper House figure drawing sessions will be starting up again, so I'll be posting sketches from those.
I will also be posting some articles and links about the Guantanamo Bay commissions artwork.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Hamdan sentence

I did not end up going back to Guantanamo Bay this week to draw the sentencing, so am posting what I drew earlier in the tribunal.