Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in Art, Artblog, Inspiration, Movies, Sketchbook | 0 comments

These are some sketches that were sitting around that I decided to tighten up a bit and post.

As much as people are lamenting the expiration of Titanic from Netflix streaming, there are some great new titles available. Among them is the documentary Drew: The Man Behind the Poster about illustrator and painter Drew Struzan who has painted film posters for many of the most popular films of the last four decades.

His work has always been an influence. Aside from his stellar draftsmanship, his use of color and texture are amazing. His work looks so realistic, but also effortless.

That ties in a bit with these two sketches. They are two figures from eight or so on a canvas that really had some lines and gesture worth pursuing. Nothing major, just quick and simple. And it’s practice, which is always good, right?