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  • Lucky rabbit’s foot drawings

    29th June, 2013

     

    Lots of drawing today, with the Sketch (like pictionary) in Mr. S’ new Game & Wario.

    You can see my rabbit below, which was guessed quite quickly – sometimes things look better when they’re a little unfinished and not overdone.

     

    Rabbit by Sonja Barfoed in Game and Wario Sketch Pictionary

    Rabbit by Sonja Barfoed

     

    I’m rather pleased with it, considering it’s a drawing that took a few seconds without any reference material. Normally I use a lot of photographs and preliminary sketches.

     

    Roxanna Vizcarra’s feature in curvy is about knowing that artists do research: “As a teenager I was under this false impression that in order to draw really well you needed to be able to do so without any references. I wish someone had taught me differently earlier.” (Curvy 6, 2009, Paper Tiger Media Group, p. 6).

    Her drawing in Curvy is of Jack Rabbit in Year of the Rabbit, one of hordes of scrawny men dressed as bunnies working in an elderly lady’s mansion. Tighty whities!

     

    I also did some sketches of feet, hands and legs, here is a gratuitous podophilist drawing:

     

    Foot sketch by Sonja Barfoed

    Feet by Sonja Barfoed

     

    Interesting to compare the feeling of drawing on a screen and paper in the same day.

    …the pristine nature of the screen,┬ásounds of the materials and the beautiful feathered deckle edge of the paper.

     

     



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