Preliminary Drawing

I normally move quickly from a pencil drawing to ink or paint, but I am starting to take more time to develop my initial ideas.  This has resulted in numerous rough sketches.  I’m hoping this elongated process leads to stronger final designs.

Perhaps I will dedicate a post in the near future to sketchbook highlights….

In the meantime, here is a fresh drawing that I will transform into a painting in the near future.  It came out of many stages of sketching:

2 thoughts on “Preliminary Drawing

  1. Great piece of work this Dean, you’re a master of black and white – it’s perfectly judged but zings with energy too – would love to see some pages from your sketchbooks and get an insight into how this image came into being, it’s fab

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