Wednesday, August 4, 2010

28th World Wide SketchCrawl

Here are my sketches for the 28th World Wide SketchCrawl.  The Los Angeles group met at Hollywood & good to draw & hang out with everyone!

I stuck mostly with quick people sketches to coincide with some class homework.  I'm trying to get more used to sketching with pen (I usually sketch in pencil), so that I can improve my confidence & commitment to laying these marks down.  My friend & fellow artist Kendra Melton has been encouraging me in this area :)

Unfortunately, I had some trouble with color washes...I didn't realize that the ink in a Tombo brush pen is NOT waterproof :(  So the colors came out really muddy, and I stopped after a few tries.  Boo...ah well...I'll remember this for next time.

Please visit to view works by other artists and to learn more about this world-wide drawing marathon!  Thanks so much for visiting.


sunilo said...

Your figures have such a nice balance between pure observation and caricature.

Good work with the pen as well! Looks like you drew the lines confidently, but weren't afraid to take a second go if they were off ;)

diana levin said...

Great sketches, Vivian. They are so loose and fun. Keep up the great work!

Viv said...

– Hey Sunil! Thanks so much for your comments! Your work is awesome too :) Talk soon!

– Thanks so much, Diana! It was great hanging out with you again! Hope to see you soon. Keep up the great & inspiring work as well!