Lunch Sketch #5

I started this yesterday but was unable to complete due to my work getting in the way. I have to consider this as a failure in one respect, namely that it does not resemble the singer! But that’s life, I’ll do it better next time.

Morrissey? (Not really.)

Lunch Sketch #4

I must admit, it is hard to finish a sketch during ones lunch break; today it was complete sometime between – afterwork and the evening meal. The sketch took one and a half hours to complete, I am learning a lot by my mistakes and there were plenty!

Jeff Bridges?

Lunch Sketch #3

I started this yesterday but then I got interrupted by work so I ended up finishing it today. It’s not perfect but I’m happy enough with it. The purpose of these lunch time sketches it to get myself out of a bad habit, I want to stop just mindlessly surfing my lunchtimes away. Who knows, I might even improve my drawing skills too!

Grace Jones?

Alvaro Castagnet Water colourist with Spanish flare.

I found Alvaro’s technique very compelling when I stumbled upon it yesterday on YouTube. He has boundless self-confidence which is probably the most important lesson of all when learning to paint: to be daring and not being scared to make mistakes.
Visit his website here.

Lunch sketch number two

It may not be the best caricature I have ever drawn but I am happy to be sketching with my new mini-water-colouring set, a ‘Field Box’ from Winsor & Newton.

Obama?

Search engine for art lovers

http://www.wikipaintings.org

I stumbled apon this site the other day called Wikipainting. It needs to feature more artists to succeed but it does have potential. I enjoyed looking at the Alphonse Mucha and Egon Schiele pages; make sure you click on the , ‘All artworks’ tab to see of the complete archive of the artist.

Lunch sketch

I’ve promised myself to start sketching everyday so here is my lunch with Michael Caine!

life drawing 2011



David Meldrum’s Life Drawing from 2011
I have published a selection of my Life Drawing from 2011. Click the link here if you would like to see them.

Rockin’ JellyBean

http://www.rockinjellybean.com

I know this is politicly incorrect, 
but I like it! 
Rockin’ JellyBean who lives in Japan (I think) is known for wearing Mexican wrestling masks and having a babe on each arm. He also has a Surf-Rock band called Jackie and the Cedrics. 


Links:
Erostika, Jellybean’s store
JellyBean @ PosterPop.com 
Jackie and the Cedrics
Juxtapoz interview