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I keep thinking about how when Lj becomes dead enough, I will just be able to throw nudes right up here without bothering to put them behind a cut. Collapse )
  • Current Music
    The Blow- True Affection
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This was a sketch on BART in mechanical pencil I liked, and then put through some photoshop filters. Yes, filters. I know, it's not very dignified.

  • Current Music
    Boduf Songs- I Have Decided To Pass Through Matter
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High Hawk Season off the new Mountain Goats album is quite to my fancy. (And I see now the linked video features a bonus appearance at the end by Red Lobster.) I just wanted to tell the world this, but I feel bad posting without including artwork, so here's a sketch from BART:



Also, I am sad to hear just now of the death of George Tooker. (Here's one of my favorites of his, along with the subways and waiting rooms.)
  • Current Music
    Mountain Goats- Damn These Vampires
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Kaki King— Guitar Warrior Princess— in Berkeley last Saturday! So excellent.

I waited in line, outside, in the rain, unsure I'd be let in, next to the garbage, for long enough to draw this:


Totally worth it. The youtube link above cuts off just as it's getting good, but if you want an approximation of the experience, this might work.

Opening act Megan Washington, appearing here with random audience member:


I keep forgetting her name is pronounced "cackey" rather than "kah-key". This is a problem with discovering artists soley via the printed word.
Collected selection of sketches collaged:


And, yeah. Like I said. So excellent.

Also, I feel obliged to inform that the previously recommended Journey 'Round My Skull tumblr has relocated to 50 Watts. I do not necessarily approve of these name-shifting shenanigans, but don't lose sight of that site, now.
  • Current Music
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross- On We March
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I'll forbear cross-posting, and just note that there are some of my drawings here.

I also did some bar-sketching friday in addition to regular life-drawing, and went to an all-day drawing marathon Sunday. Maybe I will scan some later. Here, have this instead:
An old-fashioned watercolor for a change.
  • Current Music
    PJ Harvey- England