Sunday, December 13, 2009

snow miser/heat miser




So, this took forever. Not to draw but to get both parts finished. So long in fact that two seasons passed... and with that comes the story. Son's half was done near the end of summer, it was hot, I was sweating buckets drawing down on a bench at the ocean. I quite enjoyed myself but ran out of time that day to do my half...then came work...blah blah...we all get it, i hate making excuses but it happens to the best of us.

Now Mine I did this morning, freezing in my room, hoodie pulled up, heater cranked. The levels aren't 100% in this scan but you may be able to pick out son's vibrant orange colorings, goes nicely with the warm weather in which it was drawn. If I had an ice blue felt I would have used it for mine...instead I went with dull desaturated brown, sort of an opposite colder feeling to the warm saturation in son's portrait.

To end, Julie, I'll get this in the mail to you today...I promise. Maybe it'll even get it time for xMas...maybe I'll wrap it :)

Monday, December 7, 2009

Also and Plus Josh's Moleskine


So we got Josh's here as well, and right after this I have Jennifer's to start on. Josh listed pugilism as one of his traits...and I sketched some other ideas involving wilderness, chickens, distillerys...but I couldnt help it. I had to come back to an all out brawl of the Title's, the Name's. Hopefully the double knockout makes it all better.


Brett's Moleskine





So I just wrapped these up and I just read Brett's post. Seems like a lot of groups are getting quagmires, I certainly understand how busy life gets as well. Im of the mindset that rather than drop out, just have books skip you, then work on them later in their cycles when you have time. Anyway, hope you like these entries.


Tuesday, December 1, 2009

i'm sad

hi everyone.... i cannot believe how neglectful i've been... i've got two moleskines, which are yet to be drawn in, and i feel so behind. i recently just got a full time job and i've also been preparing for several shows and events i'm participating in later this month and next year... so, is it against the moleskine portrait party rules to drop out? i'd be disappointed in myself, but time has really become an unavoidable issue...
i check my email more often than my blogs, so please email me and let me know your thoughts.
brettmanningdesign@gmail.com

thanks all,

brett