It's not always easy to find a good block of time to sketch. Going to the beach with the family gave me ample time to draw. The other advantage is that there are plenty of people around and nobody seems to bother if you are sketching.
You have to be quick and there are times when people will move. It will happen, and in this case I just start a new sketch (on the same page if the first one is not too advanced, like below). The trick is to start by drawing the people first and then the objects that are less likely to move.
For speed and freshness, I draw directly with the ink liner, without any pencil outline.
You can click on each of the pictures to enlarge it.
is becoming a tradition in Bristol (England). After a trail of Gromit sculptures in 2013 that helped to raise £5 million
for Bristol Children’s Hospital, there is a new art trail of 70 giant painted sculptures of Shaun the Sheep,
another character created by Aardman.
sheep, each sponsored by a company, have been decorated by celebrities and
designers and dotted around the City. You can see them until the 31th August.
the end of the summer, they will be auctioned to raise money for sick children
in hospitals across the UK.
week-end, I had the chance to see a few.
BAAACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD by Nick Park
BEACH BOY by Mike Ogden
ARABIAN LIGHTS by Nigel Leach
AIR FLEECE by Jacqueline Anne Harper
JUSTICE LAMB by Mike Ogden
KING ARTHUR OF LAMBELOT & EXCALIBAAAR by Huncan Daskell