60 a shark you want to know

Carolyn Graham Edlund, pencil, 2 1/8" x 2 7/8"

Carolyn is author of an extremely valuable artist’s resource, ArtsyShark.com, a site dedicated to emerging artists. Her tweets are rich with content, and the facebook page a goldmine of linked articles and artist features. Check it out!

This is portrait 60 of 100

Go here to see my other portraits, or learn more about this project.

To enter to win the 100th portrait (acrylic painting) even if I’ve drawn you before, go here

Thanks for visiting- please leave a comment!

artboy68

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13 thoughts on “60 a shark you want to know

  1. Happy New Year, Scott.

  2. isabellart says:

    fantastic as always !

  3. gregwinder says:

    May I ask how do you draw these ..Can you give me some details..?
    Thank you… All the best ! Greg

  4. Happy, productive 2012!

  5. drawandshoot says:

    Best wishes in 2012 Scott. Happy art-making!

  6. hellenjc says:

    Keep on keeping on Scott…you’re getting there. It’s been great to meet all the pople you are drawing…such interesting blogs that I might never have seen.

    • artboy68 says:

      Thanks Hellen- already at 60! I’m actually really excited that I’ve been able to stay on track- I’m having a lot of fun meeting people through this blog as well!

  7. gregwinder says:

    Hi Scott,
    Sorry to be annoying ..But what is your technique, your process at arriving at your drawings?
    I’m just a process person I guess…
    All the best …in brotherly spirit,
    Greg Winder

    • artboy68 says:

      Hi Greg- you can see the reason behind this project at the ‘my project’ link at the top of the page; I also have some time-lapse videos of me doing a few of these drawings at http://www.youtube.com/user/artboy68TV/videos . Otherwise, I start with a light line sketch until I feel the features are placed correctly and are the right proportion, then I simply start filling in the darkest tones & shadows first, working my way to the subtlest variations in tone- there is usually some adjustment as I go along. Thanks for asking!

      • hellenjc says:

        Ha! I just watched a couple of the videos Scott and it really brings it home how fine the work is and how difficult because you are working almost in minature with little room for error. Great job !

  8. Jane Thorne says:

    Hi Scott…I nominated you for a Kreativ blog award today and posted same…not sure how you get informed of this, but hope you do as I think you are very talented – all the best Jane

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