Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Subway sketches again...

posted by Arna:



15 comments:

Smook said...

These are beautiful, ARNA! I especially like the study pages on the last spread. The gestures at the top are crackerjack too!

the doodlers said...

Hi Mike! So glad that you like these. High praise!

These are usually done late after sculpting when I'm too tired to 'self correct'...

Jack Ruttan said...

The first guy looks like he's Highlander about to claim his victim with his funny mace

(that's a specialised technical term for a medieval weapon I just invented. Or, it could be called a ydoiiax - that's my verification word).

chuck said...

great drawing

the doodlers said...

Jack -hi! He's hanging on the pole.. but I agree with you that it does look like he's carrying a ydoiiax. (pronounced: Why Do I Ax?) I didn't strive for visual clarity.

Chuck- hi! Thanks sir. I'm honoured that you like.~ A

Clive said...

Lovely...like the tone treatment to.

Jack Ruttan said...

I knew he was hanging from a pole, but the other idea was more fun.

No probs with clarity, but I recognize the discombobulation that comes when a viewer interprets one's drawing in a totally unexpected way.

"Why-do-I-ax" is brill.

the doodlers said...

Jack,

:) discombobulation is a great thing...leading to unexpected and often far better interpretations than the original intent.

the doodlers said...

Clive! Thanks! The tone treatement is a very simple way for me to 'set off' these shapes. Photoshop is so cool...

Celeste said...

I love your stuff!

the doodlers said...

Thanks Celeste! Your brush drawings rock. ~Arna

Kei Acedera said...

Really lovely sketches!!!

the doodlers said...

Hi Kei! Much appreciated. It's true that the subway is a great place to find characters. I've my fingers crossed that there won't be a strike Monday.

walleye said...

Great drawings! Lively.
KP

the doodlers said...

Thanks Kris! It's a great way to make the subway ride go fast...