I was asked today what I am trying to achieve with the quick doodles and sketches that I have been posting. Let’s be frank, they’re not very impressive so far! It’s a valid question and so I thought I’d answer it here for you, too. None of the art has been a studied, finished piece, it’s all very fast sketches of random subjects. It certainly doesn’t show off my artistic talent in its best light!
There are a lot of blogs and websites with finished pieces of art which are both impressive and inspiring. However, I wanted to do something different. I want to be completely honest with my followers about the process I go through – not implying that any other sites are dishonest, obviously. All these quick sketches and doodles are part of the various techniques I use to improve my skills and give me ideas for finished paintings. I don’t want to just post finished art, I want you to be with me on the journey, too. I hope it might be interesting to those of you who are artistically inclined and not, also. There will be mistakes and crossing out and just pieces of art I am not happy with BUT I will post them up so you can perhaps gain something. Warts and all. Maybe we’ll all learn something along the way.
I would really love feedback on my thoughts if anybody feels so inclined, thank you.