Well I’m happy to report that I’ve finally gotten back in my studio to started on some fresh new paintings. I was coming up w/ some new ideas, when a friend came over and started laughing at my thumbnail sketches.
I’ve never been good at keeping a decent sketchbook (they usually just turn into ‘to do’ lists), so I stopped investing in the nicely bound ones, and just stick to cheap lined notebooks. I usually sit down for a few hours and roughly sketch up a few ideas, find one I like, and move straight onto the final piece.
The funny part comes when you compare the two side-by-side. Most of my initial sketches are almost impossible to make out. I mean art instructors everywhere would cringe if they saw these sad chicken-scratch drawings. Don’t believe me? See below: