My own March Madness

This post has nothing to do with basketball. But some of it has
to do with tennis – namely Maria Sharapova. I sketched her intense
expression while she battled against Kim Clijsters during semi-finals
of the Australian Open. I probably should have done a sketch of
Kim as well, but I found myself getting into the excitement of the
match. A little tricky to draw during the action.
In the same group of sketches are random non-referenced stuff,
including a roman soldier, a smiling brunette girl, an older man and a guy
reading an encyclopedia.

 

A couple of other sketchbook entries are figure studies just for practice
without using a model and a pair of female faces.

MariaS_random

Female_figure_studies

 

Character_sketches02

 

 

This next piece is a faber-castel brush pen sketch that I posted in
The Drawing Board’s “traditional girls” jam.

DenimGirl_inked

 

DenimGirl_CU

 

 

Participating in the Drawing Board jams can be a lot of fun. In this one, the
challenge was to do a portrait of Morena Baccarin, of Firefly and Serenity fame.

Here is my entry:

Morena_rev

 

About Administrator

Tom has worked for over two decades in television, advertising, and feature film animation. Tom was Character Sculptor and Effects Animator on the Warner Bros/Lorimar Gumby Adventures‚ TV series (1987-1988) and Gumby Movie‚ the stop-motion feature film (1991). In 1991 at Colossal Pictures, Tom's Animation Direction debut Coca-Cola Watch‚ won a Clio Award. In 2000 he became Co-Partner at Way Out West Prods in San Francisco. Tom joined Maverix Studios in October of 2002 and was a dedicated principal member of the group until September 2011. Tom is now an artist for hire.
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