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: A Productive Thanksgiving

11-25-2016, 07:36 AM
I took advantage of the day off to create this drawing for my wife's best employee (she runs a cleaning business). It's all ink except for a touch of watercolor on the eyes.

18 x 24 paper.

11-25-2016, 08:12 AM
Fantastic sketch Baldie. You haven't been around, welcome back.

11-25-2016, 02:39 PM
Thanks! Doing a little more art again, so I hope to be popping back in. Are all well here? How's our pal Just doing?

11-25-2016, 03:08 PM
I am alive and keeping people off my lawn. I have been working on a portrait of my parents. I will wait until I finish it to post it. It's taking a very long time.

11-25-2016, 03:11 PM
Take all the time you need! Glad to hear you've been more productive than me lately! :-)

11-26-2016, 12:13 PM
looks like a picture from the past..odd it just doesn't look like someone from now..how cool man

11-26-2016, 10:10 PM
Ink is such a difficult medium. Your work is great, I love the style you drew him in.

11-27-2016, 07:33 AM
Ink is such a difficult medium.

For me, it's the easiest. I've been pretty much exclusively inking since I got out of high school, and no longer had an art teacher driving me to do different stuff. I have taken up watercolor in the last couple of years, but ink is still my comfort zone. Thanks for the compliment.

12-03-2016, 12:55 PM
I agree ink can be difficult and you did a great job on this sketch. I feel the same about watercolor and any medium that is instantly permanent. You really need to know what your doing. This is why I personally love using oil paint... I like to take my time when painting and let my compositions evolve, and with oils I can just scrape the canvas off and redo entire sections even a day or two later. Makes it more enjoyable for me to have the flexibility to go back and hit "undo" if I want.

02-13-2017, 09:30 PM
This so beautiful sketch. I like it. Waiting for more of these.

03-14-2017, 12:59 AM
I just loved this! Awesome..

05-24-2017, 12:07 AM
This man is really looking like a gentleman in this picture. You describe very well his innocence and charming face. You are a good artist bbbaldie.