Mostly sketches. Occasionally a painting. Nothing political other than caricatures reinforcing the truism "Politics is Show Business for Ugly People".
The vibrant color makes it very strong, but I always hate to see the loss of the delicate line you put in your black and white pictures, like you had in the very first Mustard drawing. The same goes for the gas mask pictures. I'd love to see you try a pale, watercolor look on top of your black and white that preserves the line.Mustard is acquiring a very bizarre appearance. Is this the final look?
Tom, this would make a nice spot illo in a magazine. It's a grabber. Some bright mustardey guy scowlling out from under a beetled brow making eye contact. I'm a little bugged by the planes around the nostrils. It flattens and gets a little amorphous.
I agree about the planes around the nose ... I'm still working hard to get sections like that "right," and it does take practice ... And that's why this blog is great! You know you can't hurt my feelings (I'm beyond that!) and I will benefit greatly from the comments.I also agree with Tom Moon about the line art beneath and I am actually doing several versions of each piece so I can practice strong painting as well as light washes... I'll keep y'all in the loop(s).
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