Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Winter....

Hey everyone...well winter is upon us and up here in the Bay area things have been getting a bit wet and cold. I decided to experiment a little by using a thicker pen to capture the "mucky" quality of the weather.


I was lucky too because the ink would bleed a little more with this type of pen and sort of dirty up the paper a little bit. Then I went in and layered a cold blue grey with the computer to finish them up.
Stay warm everyone and stay tuned for more!!

13 comments:

potato farm girl said...

The color and brush on these are very gloomy and depressing! Fantastic!

Alina Chau said...

beautiful drawing, love how you capture the character's gesture and expression!

Anonymous said...

When I first say your blog a couple weeks ago, I thought, "Wow, this guy is really comfortable in his own style." Your style isn't pretentious, too complicated, or show-offish. It's marvelously honest and (not to sound silly) very pure in it's expression.

Really nice work, man.

Jarrett (http://jarrettyoung.blogspot.com)

PS For some reason I can't log on.

Bobby Pontillas said...

Living in Seattle I'm way too familiar with this feeling.

Fun Stuff man.

Dan said...

Hey Chris
Great stuff here! Thanks for stopping by. I'll be sure to stop by again....


Dan

Boob said...

Wonderfully dreary. The bleed is perfect. Speckles and spatters might be cool too if you were ever to develop these further.

Great!

...for some reason I can't post either.

chris chua said...

Thanks so much for your comments everyone...
I think the reason why people cant comment is because my blog has been converted into the Blogger Beta version. Is anyone else having trouble???

Aldo said...

Hi Chris ...no probs with your beta version for me... really nice work as always on your blog. There is something really expressive and meaningful in these two last posts.

Anders said...

Hi Chris, these sketches are really great!!
you seem to have caught a great mood in these, I really dig the second one!

MadameGaston said...

I love the expressive quality and natural feeling in your drawings. Youre inspiring me to go out and do some watercolour sketches. Love all your work!!

Laura A. Dalesandro said...

Great sketches! Have a good holiday season!

Lee-Roy said...

great!

Chris Battle said...

BRRR! Great technique.... makes me wanna stay inside and have a bowl of hot soup!