Friday, April 24, 2009

to clear things up...

Ok, so I have yet to be a part of a portrait moly, so my question is this;
do we use japanese fold or plain sketchbook form?
also, do we draw our portrait on on side and then the person we are sending ours too on the next page? and then the next moly we get, do we just draw the next persons portrait?
this is probably worded terribly, but i would love to start drawing and just want to clear it all up. 
I am however, very very excited!

6 comments:

munition said...

Hi Morissa!

I have been told that Japanese fold is the way to go for these exchanges.

You have to draw your self-portrait on the first 2-3 pages of your own book, then send it to the next artist on the list. And when you receive someone else's book, you draw your self-portrait AND the portrait of the sketchbook owner on the next 3 pages. Take a look on the other sketchbook portrait exchanges blogs for some exemples and to see some amazing work!

Hope this is not too confusing... :)

Morissa said...

Oh ok, so when you get your moly back it has a portrait of the artist next to their portrait of you? thanks for clearing that up, i appreciate it!

Morissa said...

I looked at the other portrait moly groups and it looks like most of them use the normal sketchbook style? I dont mind either way, i guess everyone could pic their own preferred style.

munition said...

Personally, I bough a Japanese fold one, but I have no objection if some people use the normal sketchbook style...I will draw on whatever I will receive :) Well, let's see with the others.

But I think that due to their small size, Japanese fold may be cheaper on shipping. I also think that I will look more like a collective art piece than if we all draw on one page separatly...

Marty Harris said...

Take a look at moly_x_portrait1. This group is a little slow, but it is working, and I think very well. I love the product. I actually used a standard large moly for this 'cuz I had one. My goal is to get all 100 pages filled. How cool would that be?

emon xie said...

I'm all for any size, though I've used a Japanese fold style myself, which Aaron now has in his possession, as that is what I had on hand, and probably for the best my goofy mug is as conservatively confined to smaller scales, right?
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