Tuesday, August 18, 2009

boxer

This is from the recent Drawing Club session on Sunday. Bob had set up some interesting lighting. He flooded the model with three light sources, a cool blue (which looked purple on the model), a red, and a yellow. My original goal was to try out my new set of Doc Martin watercolor dyes (given to me by my buddy Eddie) but I only had time to do a quick ink drawing then had to run out. I added the color in Photoshop based on memory. I had this aquatinted color etching on my mind that I had seen previously and tried to replicate that look. I found it strange to emulate the spontaneity and random markings of an etching with a control methodical process in photoshop. Not sure if it was successful but it definitely was fun to try.

The drawing itself was done with a sharpen chopstick and FW acrylic inks. I find it to have plenty of action and holds a considerable amount of ink. It was the cheapest "pen" i had ever used...free from the commissary.




10 comments:

Ry's Photo Blog said...

I really like the design and composition here. Good cropping choice.

Eric Hutchison said...

Very cool, Rich. How'dja git that background texture?

dave said...

Looks great Rich, I like the texture in the scene, it adds a sense of gritty drama, like he's stepping into the ring.

Whitney Pollett said...

Chopstick painting!! That looks awesome!!

Dorota said...

Very cool!!!!

Cafe Observer said...

Yes, Mr Tuzon, I go along with the "chopstick painting" theme too.

Kelvin said...

nice work tuzon

Becky said...

I'm loving your blog - you've got some really great stuff!

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Tanner said...

Man, where have u been the last 4 months????