Saturday, November 17, 2007

Drawing Each Other

I've been doing some life drawing with my high schoolers after school. Dusty sat in on our last session and came up with the above sketch of yours truly. He says it makes me look "venerable." I prefer "sage-like." (My students thought "Santa Claus.")

Anyway, here's my take on Dusty and some of my students... Dusty's got a bit of a Stevie Wonder thing going on. It's been great to just spend some time pushing the pencil around on paper.

Saturday, November 03, 2007

Halloween pin-up swap

Quite awhile ago, I did a pin-up swap with Bill Hook, one of the Kansas City comic guys. We agreed to draw one of each other's characters. Well, I just got his image and he chose to do the entire Vlad Squad. I really enjoy his take on them... it's always so cool to see another artist's version of your characters. He really gave Gregori (the short one) a classic Peter Lorre look.

In case you're curious, here's the pin-up I did of Bill's character, Gentleman Jack: