Thursday, September 24, 2009

Back to Life...

sketch1074, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

This was my first life sketch in a while. A very very quicky of Marco briefly dozing. For those who might be concerned that he has some sort of malady forming on his forehead...that was my one stroke rendering of the third eye he had painted on.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

From What I Can Tell Here...

sketch1073, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

...having an unusually large neck...uh...makes you prone to taking beatings. Although, with both eyes still open...perhaps he did dispense some justice. Who can say?

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Just Shocking...

sketch1072, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

I'm not sure why, but my mind keeps drifting to a sort of pulpy style of violence whenever I set pen to paper. I can't be sure, but I suspect it's because I wish I had been a 50's paperback/magazine illustrator. However, I've read a fair few interviews with those guys...and while they had fun...the schedule for cranking that stuff out was brutal.

Monday, September 21, 2009

sketch1071, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

It's rather clearly labeled...(Click it...stupid size restrictions...)

Thursday, September 17, 2009

The Lesson...

sketch1070, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

It doesn't all have to be about Beauty...

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Here it comes...

sketch1069, originally uploaded by ryanjebelt.

I'm in love with a type of pen...I've always admired those that can make something beautiful out of a mess. I'm working on my own mess-making skills. If you're gonna sling the ink, sling it.