Sketches and Life Drawing
Process and Research
Loneliness Research Sketches (2021)
I sketched out the subject and wrote notes on how to go about the piece.
Loneliness Research (2021)
I took time to sketch out and ink the woman with different techniques to find what would be most effective for the final project.
Stylizing Loneliness (2021)
I worked with the subject to understand what would represent loneliness the strongest.
An ink portrait of a woman who is consumed by loneliness and isolation.
Expression Research (2021)
In the research, I focused on how to exaggerate and communicate frustration.
Stuffed Animal Research (2021)
I wanted to understand the balance between the expressions of the friends and the softness of the stuffed animals surrounding them.
Four Friends (2021)
An ink scene depicting four friends after a heated argument.
Reflection Research (2020)
This evidence allowed me to reflect on a final piece I was working on and allowed myself to critique old research.
Stylization Choices (2020)
In this piece, I focused on how different pencil and ink strokes could convey different meanings in the final piece.
A sketch and pen work piece of the soft side of solitude at a boba shop.
Expression Enhancement (2021)
This research focused on reactions, expressions, and intensity, and how to convey them naturally.
Happy Birthday (2021)
This ink portrait is to commemorate a woman turning eighteen.