Work in Progress

Since I had a specific concept in mind for it, I wanted to start out with a preliminary sketch to help me visualize what I had in mind.

Since I had a specific concept in mind for it, I wanted to start out with a preliminary sketch to help me visualize what I had in mind.

 I also wanted a certain level of uncoordinated symmetry between both sides of the drawing, so I made sure to keep the lines loose, looking to avoid committing to anything at this stage. I then proceeded to scan what I had and using Photoshop, made a mirrored copy of my sketch,  enlarged it to fit better within the final paper size, taped them together, covered the back of the entire sketch with graphite then transferred it by going over my lines with a ballpoint pen.

 I also wanted a certain level of uncoordinated symmetry between both sides of the drawing, so I made sure to keep the lines loose, looking to avoid committing to anything at this stage. I then proceeded to scan what I had and using Photoshop, made a mirrored copy of my sketch,  enlarged it to fit better within the final paper size, taped them together, covered the back of the entire sketch with graphite then transferred it by going over my lines with a ballpoint pen.

And now to make nothing look like something. This is a 15x23 sheet of Arches 300lb hot pressed watercolor paper. What that all translates to is a smooth surface that is suitable for pencil renderings and at the same time sturdy enough to handle a good a mount of wet media without falling apart or buckling.

And now to make nothing look like something. This is a 15x23 sheet of Arches 300lb hot pressed watercolor paper. What that all translates to is a smooth surface that is suitable for pencil renderings and at the same time sturdy enough to handle a good a mount of wet media without falling apart or buckling.