Entries in Drawing (4)

Wednesday
Aug252010

Drawing - Henry VI, Part 1, Act IV

Role: Artist
Contribution: Pencil drawing on bristol art board.

Design Challenge: No real challenge here, this was just personal work.

Since this is a portfolio of all my previous work, I have decided to add some of my drawing work as well. This particular piece was done during my first year in college while I was studying life drawing. This was not actually a class assignment, just a personal piece I wanted to do based on the book I was reading at the time, William Shakespeare's, Henry VI. This is the point where Young Talbot is killed in front of Old Talbot.

Full View

Come, come and lay him in his father's arms:
My spirit can no longer bear these harms.
Soldiers, adieu! I have what I would have,
Now my old arms are young John Talbot's grave.

- William Shakespeare

Detail View

Note - This is not a good presentation of this work, since I had to take a photograph of it, since it was already framed. This work was done long before scanners were household objects.

 

Wednesday
Jul212010

Drawing - Max Garret Open Fencing Tournament Poster 1996

Role: Artist
Contribution: Inks on art board.

Design Challenge: No real challenge here, this was just personal work.

Little known fact, while I was at Penn State University I was training for the Olympics in Sabre Fencing. While on the team we would go on to win 3 NCAA Championships and during my three years there, I would do a number of fencing t-shirts, posters, flyers, etc. These were some of the first, "Real Client" work that I did.

This piece would be used on a poster and a t-shirt, but I would redesign it the following year. One thing that I chose to do on this version was to make it appeal to female fencers, since the team was growing at the time and our female fencing in the US in general was doing much better internationally than men's fencing.

Original was done with inks, including a technique that used inks like water colors to do the wide strokes. The final piece was then scanned in, then text added in Illustrator.

 

Thursday
Jul082010

Drawing - Max Garret Open Fencing Tournament Poster 1995

Role: Artist
Contribution: Charcoal drawing on rough art board.

Design Challenge: No real challenge here, this was just personal work.

Little known fact, while I was at Penn State University I was training for the Olympics in Sabre Fencing. While on the team we would go on to win 3 NCAA Championships and during my three years there, I would do a number of fencing t-shirts, posters, flyers, etc. These were some of the first, "Real Client" work that I did.

This piece would be used on a poster and a t-shirt, but I would redesign it the following year.

Original was done with charcoals, scanned in then text added in Illustrator.

 

Wednesday
Jun232010

Drawing - Life Drawing, Skull

Role: Artist
Contribution: Pencil on sketch pad.

Design Challenge: No real challenge here, this was just personal work.

Basic life drawing work while studying at Penn State University. This was done from life as a class assignment while in the school's Anthropology Museum. The assignment was to draw anything we wanted to that was on display. Like most class assignments, this was timed, (10 mins), hence why it is unfinished.