So I've been on this board for like 3 years, but never really posted much of anything. Better late than never I suppose.
Short art-life story: Always liked drawing as a kid and had a knack for it - but my parents and relatives always told me (constantly) that I'd be unhappy and poor if I pursued art as my main focus.
Relative: "what do you want to do when you grow up?"
5yr old me: "I WANT TO DRAW!!" ^_^
R: "Oh..You won't make any money doing art."
So I would get frustrated that I wasn't good enough and pretty much stopped drawing altogether in high school and didn't rediscover my love of art until in freshman year of college. I started to pursue it more seriously in the last year and a half. I'm entering my senior year of college now (not at an art college) and I have a lot of catchup to do.
Anyways here's a couple random things I did spring quarter this past year:
Teach told us to copy stuff from his handouts during the model's breaks.
We had to take a photo of our face and warp it to shit on a grid. Grid took waaaaay to long to draw.
faaat guuy on litttle chaaaaairrr
accidently took this one at a bit of an angle - grrrr. this was an exercise where we drew the face of the model, and were supposed to draw a bit of the skull over the face - I went a bit overboard.
the sound charcoal makes on paper makes me want to shoot my brains out
hands and futs
Submitted this to the art department's end of the year show and somehow won the prize for drawing. Didn't hurt being the only one who submitted a drawing haha
Sorry for the bad photographs >_>