Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Uh Oh Bird


I started drawing this today while I was watching TV. I think I've perhaps been looking at Shaun Tan's "The Arrival" too much. Nevermind. You can never look at that book too much. I think I'd like to make a story out of this.

Here are some bats. I was looking at slow motion film of bats flying the other day, and then this came out while I was sitting in class. It's really amazing the way their wings move. Apparently, something about the leading edge of their wing allows them to flap much slower (and stay aloft) than scientists expected. Pretty cool stuff.

And here are just a bunch of random in class drawings. My sense of humor goes weird places when I'm bored. Mostly to chickens, I've noticed.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Run Run Run

Playing with the croit pen and cross hatching. I think jpeg compression was a little unkind to the crosshatching.

The original sketch: