100 Day Project – Sketch 003

Sketch 003 for the 100 Day Project. Wed, 08 April 2015. This time my comment was “i actually feel happier about sketch #003. he’s forlorn, but i’m not. at least he’s not boxed in.” finding i’m getting too precious when i try to copy a photograph or, worse, a piece of art. but when i…

100 Day Project – Sketch 001

Sketch 001 for the 100 Day Project. 06 April 2015. I’m doing one sketch (OK, I cheat and try a couple), so… I’m posting one sketch a day on my Instagram page for 100 days starting 06 April 2015 and finishing up 14 July 2015. wonder if i’ll see improvement? I certainly hope so! in…

Inspiration from Henry Scott Tuke

For quite a long time I have admired the work of Henry Scott Tuke. The subject matter is interesting, of course, but what I find i like about him are his sense of compositional style and his color palette which bathes his subjects in light. interesting that I like this type of work because I…

welcome

welcome to the digital scriptorum, the online words-and-images workshop for frater gymnos: incarnational contemplative, archetypal storycrafter & digital illuminator.

i consider myself a storyteller at heart, actually a story re-teller, and i’ve become increasingly interested (through graphic novels and through my growing appreciation of the visual arts) of the power of images to carry archetypal messages and wisdom which cannot be conveyed by the naked word alone.

beautiful shapes

inspiration from Living Out Loud with Darian: what intrigued me… beyond the bodies of course, and the faces, are the shapes. i think this is what makes art as opposed to a picture or a snapshot, or a drawing. it’s the composition… it’s the shapes and how those shapes appeal to the eye on a…

the worth of a model? priceless.

it’s been a very art day today – or a very art afternoon – going over to look at the new website Drawing Tutorials Online, i wandered over to the forum and posted the following in response to Posted to in response to the question: How much to you typically pay your models for a…