hey derek, sorry about your loss. my condolences to you and your family. stay strong my friend-- i've been following your blog for quite some time and i was wondering where you've gone off to! but glad to have you back :3 keep it easy and keep strong.
i know there aren't many people that read posts around here.
you have a tragic life and still you've reached a great artistic level, and for that you have my full admiration.
i know that you'll be a great artist.
Hunchback: thanks dude, im hopin to amp things up in the months to come. glad to see your still kickin ass too man.
teapo: thanks dude, means a lot.i'll keepin my chin up and the pencil down... on the paper! haha
Icey: Jeez, i gotta say, your words mean a lot to me. i really appreciate you for taking the time to reply. lifes tough for all of us, its just a relative thing. the truth is no matter what the situation is that we are given, we have to make the best of it and always be able to move forward. thanks again man.
heres just a quick nooner doodler.
got some sketchbook sketches but the scanner heres busted up somethin fierce. ill work on that later.
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Dude, what the hell?? Last time I was in here (which, I am ashamed to admit is quite a while ago) I was like hmmm, not bad, and now I am all like HWOA (even made me misspell there) This shit has gotten hot, and I am not talking dog shit in a plastic bag hot, I am talking at least the toaste temp of a fresh english muffin pizza. Keep at it man, and please tell me you are on the east coast of Canada, 'couse I will be coming over there to invade your country viking style, and would be cool to meet up for some sketchin', coffee,chit chattin, you know, MAN stuff
fudgeloaf: thanks for the kind words man. ill keep giving it everything i got!
Mischeviouslittleelf: thanks again man. got my double edged axe all sharpened, ready for some manly stuff.. like making log cabins and oil changes and shit. im ready... oh shit i just broke a nail on my key board.. . cus its made of knives and gunpowder!!
Mark Tarrisse: thanks man. yah, ill be settling on a theme and soing something polished soon. its just i have sucha short amount of time free at work, and most of these sketches are done at lunch, when i can get away with workin on non work related stuff. hence why things arnt to detailed or finished. but soon, ill commit myself to something to paint, just need to think of a theme.
again, like i said to Mark, i have a short amount of time to sketch out things most days. today was one of those days, heres a....dude..
my proportions are really faltering, i wish i could do some life drawing soon. oh well. heres todays sketch.