This week had been hectic… of sorts. It wasn’t so busy with artwork, in fact, I felt like it was kind of dead. It was busy because my website was suffering some malfunction, and I had to find the time to fix it. There were some gallery and linking issues I had to take care of. Hopefully, it is all done and fixed now. Anyways, for this weeks’ grinds;
As usual, it looks like I barely did any noticeable work on “The Guardian” and “Ang Dalaga,” but I was able to knock out an hour or two chipping away at details on both pieces. At this time I have spent about twenty hours each on these two paintings. I average about thirty to thirty-five hours on my long grinds. If I am only able to work an hour or two a week on both paintings, then I’m still about fifteen weeks away from finishing both images. I’m really hoping I can complete the two paintings before summer.
As for Ajam’s “Mermaid” sculpt. I took a detour and tried to redo the face. I’m just not digging the first head I created. It doesn’t look anywhere near like Ajam’s design, so I made a second head. But after asking Ajams which one he likes, he said he likes the first one. So I’m guessing I’m back to using head one, though I might tweak it heavily.
This week’s speed paints and sketches;
The most important thing to note in the gallery above is the drawpile sessions I finally posted. I have joined Sketch Zone in about four of their live drawing sessions, but I kept forgetting to post the results of those live sessions. I’m finally putting it up. The rest were the speed paints I did for the Facebook Daily Spit Paint Group.
And last but not least… COOKIES! YES COOKIES!
I work at Cookies by Design. We make cookie bouquets. You should totally order from us 😀 None of these cookies are designed by me. I’m just posting it here cause I did, technically draw them. The cookie cakes were original design of sorts. I designed them based on the customers’ requests, but I obviously didn’t come up with the design for Buzz, Woody, and the Battle Bus. As for the toilet paper and the lysol spray, they are a heavily modified design based on designs by other Cookies by Design employees. The toilet paper was based on a store somewhere else in America (sorry I forgot which one). They lysol bottle is my boss’ design. The only thing I contributed as “original” is the top of the lysol bottle.
Anyways, that is it for this week’s art updates.
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