Mostly sketches. Occasionally a painting. Nothing political other than caricatures reinforcing the truism "Politics is Show Business for Ugly People".
Friday, May 02, 2014
I made a small doodle on the corner of my sketchbook, and I said to myself, "Say, that looks like a Frazetta rump doing a Frank Miller leap." So I tried to expand it out, and built a scene whereby a Frazetta rump would be leaping, and I tried to ink the thing in Illustrator. What I got was a mess. So I put all the elements on their own layers and turned off all but the rump. In the messy scene, a left arm made things worse. Now it could use one.
Fist exposition: I should read the text that goes along with my little picture books. The Bridgman fist I saw and commented on is on page 272 of Drawing from Life:
Yet on page 252 there is this:
Back on page 272 he writes, "The thumb lies against the first finger, or across the second." I've only experienced the former when I try to make a fist as the very first thing I do when waking up.