I have been working through the week trying to stay ahead of my students in art camp. The theme this week is Creatures and Monsters. I have been preparing all sorts of projects, gathering materials, preparing them and trying to decide the proper progression through the week.
I started this week by trying to create some cute digital illustrations of monsters and creatures. I found myself annoyed and frustrated with the slow progress and I opened my drawing pad. I started scouring the internet looking for examples, ideas and if I saw something I liked I just started sketching. I thought I would take these sketches and pull them together into a new creation. I still plan to pull more ideas together and reference materials for a fun analog illustration.
I am a little disappointed as the drawing I like so much I really cannot share. As I was rifling through the internet and sketching. I found an amazing composite photograph of a man with a pigs head. I sketched this image because the photograph was amazing and I wanted to put in my drawing practice for the day. I love how the drawing turned out but it really is not my art but the brain child of another. I have posted snippets of the drawing but the full illustration will have to live forever in my private sketch book. I have also included my fish monster sketch that I started this evening. I hope to turn him into a new monster.