Monday, December 19, 2011

12/19/11 Almost the Holidays.

Well, this year went by really fast!  Wow.
I've been very busy in the studio, even though I've been quiet.  I've finished a large chunk of writing so now it's time to draw again. I have a lot of sketches to share but nothing finished. I'm working on the first chapter of my adaptation of "The Phantom of the Opera" and it's going really well!  I'm going to release it on my website when it's ready so I won't be posting TOO much process work about it.  But don't worry, I draw fast!
  Here's some sketches:

SO, of course, a huge part of getting this adaptation perfect is getting the look of the characters just right.  For me, this involves a lot of face drawings.  I'm definitely happy and comfortable with how the characters are looking and that can only come from having drawn those faces repeatedly.  I think the final sketches are always fun to look at, even the ones that aren't right.  So here's a bunch of faces:

Am I making holiday pictures for friends and family?  Funny you should ask that because yes, indeed I am.  I am working on some portraits for a family I know and one for my twin sister.  Of course, I don't want to spoil the surprise so I'm only going to post these sketches for now:

I've got a lot of choices.  It's a tough call but I think they will be pleased with whatever I choose.  

I have so much work ahead of me and the new year promises to be busy, which is good!  So I'm going to get back to work.  Thanks for visiting!

Happy Wintertime!

Beckarooo out.