Sometimes sketches help make a painting. Sometimes they stop a painting from happening. Sometimes, they should have been a painting. Sometimes they just…are. Yes, this is a sketchbook post.
Today I made a sketch of Marilyn and her dog Maf while trying to ditch some anxiety. Marilyn doesn’t look like Marilyn, and I lost interest in the dog, but I love this sketch for all of these reasons. When I am anxious again, I may just start doing sketches of iconic leading ladies posed with pets…..and stay unconcerned about drawing the pet or the proper likeness of the lady.
I am particularly fond of these tragic but semi-interesting 90210 studies that I got…frustrated with in 2010. I accidentally ended it with the Walsh twins looking like zombies.
and Kelly Taylor looking like ghost.
and to end it…pooooooor Little J