My latest sketchbook series pays tribute to that species that might just hail from Mars. Yup, I’ve created a series of manly art vignettes. Each one was drawn freehand in ink in my Moleskine art sketchbook. I then added simple watercolor washes to make the illustrations come to life.
Manly Art Ink Sketches
The (Manly) Result?
(Along with a Closer Look…)
I just happened to put up another of my Art Bag: Time Saving Tips and Tricks videos yesterday. This one includes a drawing and painting demo of four manly visages.
Why so many men, you ask? Well, probably because it’s easier for me to look upon men with a little more distance and perspective. And since I’m not programmed to operate with the
road rage driving force that is behind the actions of some men, I’ve got a more objective view to offer as well.
Finding it easier to draw men is not an excuse to get stuck in a rut! I readily acknowledge that I need to focus on drawing women so that I can continue to grow as an artist. But I can’t use myself as a model until I get my hair cut…