The idea: draw scenes from life without lifting my pencil or pen off the paper. I needed two pictures, one that included 10 people, and one that included 50. This project really hits on a lot of my areas needing improvement as an artist — draftsmanship, buildings, and landscape perspective. I did a lot of stuff to lead up to my final two pictures.
Ten Person: An Exhibit on the Bronx River at the Bronx Zoo
Fifty Person: A Gathering for July 4th Fireworks
Here are some of the discards from along the way:
The Bug Carousel at the Bronx Zoo:
On that note, how cool is the idea of a Merry-Go-Round populated with bugs? They even have a Dung Beetle seat! The dung has SEEDS in it!
Replaced my brush pen with copics when the ink ran out one minute in on this one:
Aannnd watercolors on the original 10 person — but I preferred the original pencils!