It's that way that is kept by the dead, in The Return of the King. Only once you start drawing it, it's not all that impressive. Lighting and visual effects make simple shit look way too impressive!

Today morning was all . Somehow, I woke up and went straight to drawing.
Drawn entirely with a Maru Pen/nib, and of course Sumi.

I'm seeing a lot of MerMay tags, but it seems the Fediverse has not caught on to May also being masturbation month.

Anyway, here's is something unrelated to either, from a month ago.

Quick portrait drawing, with minimal pause, while watching an old black and white film.

Finally cobbled this together from the scans. I haven't stopped to really look, what it's like as a digital image. While it wasn't bad to work at twice the size; I've learned I need a much larger board for this.

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Not so much of a progress, but an experimentation of black and white editing with Gimp.
Even though there's not much colour data in my images, I noticed my camera photos turned to grayscale look shit.
The scans have never been a concern for me. I scan drawings in gray at high resolution, and need barely any tweaking.

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20s flip though of the 4 or 5 sheets left clipped to the board. All of this is just to keep myself from losing momentum completely.
I haven't felt like putting up any of it, since it's all more of the same shit.

I looked for some self-deprecating, funny little audio clip to put over this, but couldn't find any suitable CC audio in time.

Has anyone here ever seen one of Taylor Mazer's miniature pen and ink drawings? It's quite fantastic, watching him build one of them.

He even teaches an Advanced Inking Techniques class in Michigan, where he's from. And of course, there is a website and Patreon which I have been planning to get into for the longest time.

youtube.com/watch?v=MFq_ygKWTR

taylordraws.com/

Finally managed to draw some things, after quite a few days of no work. I won't call it an art-block, since none of this is really art. A lot of other things, make drawing seem pointless and exhausting. That's mostly why most of my uploaded drawings have been 'automatic'. Making the effort to work on a project, seeing no way of turning it into work, would probably make me quit.
Anyway, long toot short, here are a couple of pages, I didn't discard in the last few days.

Decided to force a certain perspective, long after it was started. So, now it's even more disorienting than I intended.

I noticed I hadn't put up the good scan of this one. The corner was weakened with the ink-wash; left it unrepaired.

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Slobberpuss 2020-12-25
¯\_(ツ)_/¯
I may or may not have shared this before.
Technical pens (Isograph 0.3, 0.1) on paper.

vimeo.com/683955675

Finally managed to upload the rest of the video from last month. A little better (closer) filmed. No music, sorry. Haven't found nice Creative Commons music, for a 35m video. I admit, something feels missing without an overhead camera.

Still 35m of just drawing, for whoever likes to watch!

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When officially a weirdo you are,
reflect it does in your sketchbook.
It does, yes. 😜
The second is the first test page from a sketchbook; with technical pens.

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