I was excited to move on from the mammal studies for now, as I’ve covered many common mammal groups. This week I focused on reptiles, trying to capture three major groups of them with my studies: the lizards, crocodilians, and turtles. I decided to save snakes for another time since they are so unique in their body structure.
Back again with some new sketches…been a super busy week, so not as many sketches as I would like, but I’m doing what I can with the time I have, I’ll get back on track next week! Anyway, here’s what I got:
Today I have included some composition value studies along with my usual animal studies. The paintings I have studied for the most part have very simple but well crafted shapes in their compositions and I would like to incorporate more interesting shape language in my own work: shapes that draw your attention at a gut level…Anyway, here is some of what I’ve been doing the last week: