Saturday, April 27, 2019
I’m calling this one “that feeling when someone completely mischaracterizes your position on an issue”, which is my favorite of Bernie’s expressions. I'm going to try to get into the habit of drawing more portraits of humans regularly.
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Garth von Ahnen
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Normally my ‘blog’ posts are a photo or two with one sentence without a lot of information. This is not that. This is an essay about trying to draw an ent. Ents have been depicted as tree creatures in the Lord of the Rings movies and book illustrations (see Emily Hare, Stephen Hickman, and Justin Gerard).
I'm not so sure about these tree-like portraits. Here's Tolkien's description of Treebeard:
“A large knob-knuckled hand was laid on each of their shoulders, and they were twisted round, gently but irresistibly; then two great arms lifted them up.
They found that they were looking at a most extraordinary face. It belonged to a large Man-like, almost Troll-like...