Figure Drawings 7

Posted on Oct 19, 2009 in Art
Pastel on Paper, 18″x 24″
Since so much of cartooning is straight line drawing, I was trying to break my habit of doing mostly line drawings of live figure models.  This style, which I made by smearing my finger with pastel and then smudging the paper accordingly, is sort of the antithesis of line art.  I’ve found that because the image produced is so subtle, a darker color of pastel tends to works better.  Here are a couple examples of lighter hues.