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    Dawood Marion Drawing Pad

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    a lot of COOL stuff here love it all ... keep it up man

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    Drawing on public transit

    Today I drew people on the end of the day commute. It was very relaxing sitting there listening to my ipod staring at people in they're "Thank God The Day Is Over" state. This is one of the drawings that developed nicely from the session.

    Evening ride home
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    Drawing people in San Francisco

    Taught a class at The University of San Francisco today. These are the drawings I cranked out on the commute to and fro.
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    Passenger on subway train
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    Asian woman on Muni Bus (route 31) in San Francisco holding plastic grocery bag
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    Man on train using smart phone
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    Studies on public transit and around town

    This is an oil painting from a drawing I did on the subway (Bart) train in San Francisco.

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    These are a couple demonstration sketches I did for my highschool student. I was showing them how to mix paint and paint from observation. Later I had a few students paint each other. My models were Maira and Skeletorah...lol

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    These are some gouache studies I've been doing lately around town.

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    Digital drawing...

    Digital painting done entirely in photoshop from sketch to finish.

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    Check out my Sketchbook Film Short...

    My second sketchbook film short "Sketchbook Flip - Book II (Part 1) is up on Youtube!!!

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    hey nice stuff really like the pen sketches i checked out your website and you got some awsome stuff keep posting

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    New Drawings

    THis was a demo drawing I did while teaching a drawing course at Sharon Art Studio in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco.
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    Here is another demo done in the same night.
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    I did this drawing on the subway train in San Francisco on my way to teach a drawing class. I like to get warmed up before doing demos. This girl was on a smart phone... i have tons of these types of drawings.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dawood Marion View Post
    This is an oil painting from a drawing I did on the subway (Bart) train in San Francisco.

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    These are a couple demonstration sketches I did for my highschool student. I was showing them how to mix paint and paint from observation. Later I had a few students paint each other. My models were Maira and Skeletorah...lol

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    These are some gouache studies I've been doing lately around town.

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    This is a good start. But there is a long way to go to make this quality work. You need to study lighting and effective use of color. The colors seem too similar and appear to be rather bland.

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    Started this drawing with ballpoint pen and finished painting with gouache. Tut
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    Drawing/painting done on public transit

    Girl on phone riding transit 22x11 Ballpoint Pen and Gouache on paper artist drawing painting draw paint instructor
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    All I have to say is wow, I like the feel form nature of your images. It's amazing how little you have to draw in order to get the character of people that you see on your travels. Def will be looking in on your sketchbook and get inspiration for my own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steveland View Post
    All I have to say is wow, I like the feel form nature of your images. It's amazing how little you have to draw in order to get the character of people that you see on your travels. Def will be looking in on your sketchbook and get inspiration for my own.
    Thanks Steveland!! It is a little challenge of mine to try and nail likeness, expression/emotion and other information with just a few thoughtful strokes of the pen. I am glad to here you are inspired by my work... THanks for viewing

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    Drawing Bicycles

    This a bike I drew on the Bart (subway train) and then painted at the studio.
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    Painting with Gouache

    Girl with arms folded
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    Drawing with friends

    This is a drawing done this morning in my sketchbook while talking with friends. Notice there are book recommendations and fashion references... things that were on my mind at the time =)
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    Drawing over conversation (Dudes Quarterly/Books)
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    Drawing from the heart...

    Drawing from the heart on public transit (as usual =)
    Three drawings I really feel a lot of emotions for. All done on public transit, done on different days in different cities.
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    Asian Woman wearing hat on transit bus S.F.

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    Caucasian Man reading phone on transit bus

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    African Woman wearing scarf on transit bus Oakland

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    Nice stuff. I think I like the gouache studies in post6 the best. The light in the second one of them is nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by habrok View Post
    Nice stuff. I think I like the gouache studies in post6 the best. The light in the second one of them is nice.
    Thank You habrok!!!

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    Drawing with pen ... painting with watercolor

    This image is for sure going in my first book. I did it this morning after my ritual cup of coffee.

    Lady on bus in sunlight
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    Painting with oils

    Last night I had Dale Ollison model for my oil painting studies. Had a blast. This is one of a few studies I cranked out.
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    Drawing at Sharon Art Studio in San Francisco

    I did this today while teaching a class a drawing class at Sharon Art Studio in San Francisco. Lot of fun drawing people as they are in line for the BIG HORSEY RIDE

    "Wait to ride the carousel"
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    Drawing around town

    These are drawings I did recently around town on the train, transit bus and at the school I teach at.
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    Did this drawing during yesterday morning commute. I got deep into it and really tried to "Create Life On The Paper."
    Asian man wearing glasses
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    A drawing of one of my high school students at EOSA. Been pushing the pen like a Navy Seal lately (lots of "Drawing Training" sessions).

    Student 001
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    A demo I did of a student at Oakland School of the Arts

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    Demo I created while teaching my first drawing class at Oakland School of the Arts Yesterday. Had lots of fun!!

    Demo 001
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    Pulled this one off during todays commute. It was an Asian man sitting directly in front of me. I know he saw the beginning but then I tilted my book more towards me so he didn't see the final outcome and still not sure if he knew I was drawing him.


    Asian man looking out transit window

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    Ballpoint Pen on Paper

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    This was a quick warm-up piece to get me back in to painting. I haven't been painting in seems like almost a year. 2012 I will be making my work available to the public so I will be doing more paintings and other work. This is another painting in an ongoing series that I call "The Black Woman Collection." A tribute to our mother.

    I found this box at a thrift store. I sanded it, textured the surface, gave some yellowish glazes and finally painted the woman on it. I am also going to paint a different woman on the remaining 3 sides. Once Im done painting all of the sides I'm going to replace the wooden knob at the top with a jewel knob.

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    acrylic on wood

    Here is a similar project I did in the past where I painted on an object. This one was protein powder jar:
    http://dawoodsketchs.blogspot.com/20...-on-stuff.html

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    Beautiful girl on transit

    I did this drawing during my commute returning from teaching today on the transit bus. This was a very difficult drawing to complete because she kept looking up at me every few minutes as she was busy on her smart phone. Not sure if she liked what she saw or just checking to see if I was looking at her. I had to really connect with her energy to be able to know when she was going to look at me. Don't know if she knew what I was doing. We did eventually make eye contact once or twice, after the second time she changed her position drastically so I started another drawing of someone else to give her a break so when she would look up I wouldn't be looking at her. After about 6-8mins she turned back in position and I turned the page back to complete the drawing of her.

    She had a beautiful spirit as she smile apparently because of what someone was texting her. Her smile would linger on her face as she would stop reading texts momentarily to glance out the window of the transit bus.

    Beautiful girl on transit
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    Love your pen drawings, they are full of life, but I agree with walsh Fever that your color and your values still need work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EllionV View Post
    Love your pen drawings, they are full of life, but I agree with walsh Fever that your color and your values still need work.
    Ha Ha Thanks for the compliment!!

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    In interesting way u draw a sketches. Post some more)

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