Figure Gallery 2

March 13, 2014

Hi.  Some more b/w figure drawings from my Monday life drawing sessions.  The ones where there were two models was especially cool and challenging.  Sorry some of the pics didn’t come out right, bad angle and lighting, hehehe…

Messenger of Death

October 17, 2013

2013 Ink, gouache, pastel on posterboard 14x22

Ink, gouache, pastel on posterboard

They proclaim themselves the deliverers of their people, exterminators of “western evil” the warrior angels of their faith.  But to us they are terrorists, murderers, disruptors of peace.

The world has not been the same since that fateful day we know as 9/11, 2001.  The day that a seemingly invincible United States of America came under brutal attack by the notorious Osama Bin Laden and his extremist posse the Al Quaeda.  I remember that morning watching the enigmatic World Trade Center towers in New York City cam crumbling down at the weight of the flames after two passenger airplanes speared into its guts, and the whole city was swallowed up in its smoke.  That I believe was the catalyst for the war on Terrorism that still rages on today.

There seems to be not a day when I don’t see a news report about dozens of innocent civilians being killed by suicide bombs orchestrated by the terrorists in the Middle East.

To kick start, I share with you series of self-portrait sketch exercises using different medium per sketch, for total of eight.  (Not to be self-centered here, but I can’t afford to pay models and besides the hardest part of an artist’s work is drawing one’s self.)  Seeing that it’s been three years since I really …

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