Spent a beautiful afternoon sitting outside one of my favorite places on Union Street in San Francisco, West Coast Wine and Cheese, with my Moleskin sketch book. It’s been very cloudy and cool the past few weeks and couldn’t help but enjoy the sun and wine.
Experimenting with grey toned markers and a brush pen. I was trying to show distance with the lighter greys and it ended up looking like a backlit scene to my eye.
Quick sketch testing out a new mechanical pencil. I seem to gravitate to drawing stormtroopers. But why not? They are cool.
I see this scene every time I leave my flat. Finally took a photo with my iPhone on the way out to get coffee this morning thinking it would make great source material to practice drawing perspective and shading.
Pulled out my trusty 2B pencil, my multi liners, and a couple of grey markers and quickly found myself overmatched.
But, I pushed through my mistakes and it turned out better than I expected. I definitely learned a few things, namely that I need to continuely challenge myself or I won’t improve.