2014 Belgium

2014 Belgian

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Detail, the Duomo in Siena, Italy

Duomo Siena

Another sketch from Italy… this done on a very hot day in Siena… 

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Castel Vecchio, Verona, Italy

 

Castel Vecchio

 

A sketch of one of the Entrance tower of the Castel Vechhio. Conveniently, there was a patio serving beer right across from this… :-)

 

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2014 Hungary

2014 Hungarian GPblog

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TR4 Part 2

TR4 pt 2This is a re-do of the last post, done by sketching out the tones first and adding the tint later… Better looking, on the whole, I think. 

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TR4

TR4I picked up a small “toned” sketchbook and a white gel pen (have seen some of my students using these pens to great effect). This is my first sketch in the book… I was originally going to do it simply as a “negative sketch” (white on tone) but got carried away and added the darker tones which give this a bit of an unusual look, as white doesn’t work as an outline when you have tone… Perhaps I should have left it. Next time I’ll start with the marker as a roughing in layer and go in with the gel pen later. 

Still – fun medium, and I love these cars… Michelotti did a great job on these. 

 

 

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2014 Germany

2014 German GP

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Che

che

 

A bit of a departure. I’m not very good at “portraiture” or people, but I try, every once in a while. This is a sketch of Che Guevera, for a friend, from the famous Alberto Korda shot. While looking up good images to work from I discovered the original photograph, uncropped; in it, Che is leaning a little to his right, and the effect is one of casualness, or “ease”… amazing – tilt the portrait about 5 degrees (as it is always portrayed) and it morphs into pained nobility… :-D

 

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E-Type Engine

E Type engineblog

First pencil sketch I’ve done in a while… a little muddy… too much HB, too little 4H…!

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2014 Austria

2014 Austrian GP

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