Convocation Piece-Fall 1

convocation piece fall 1

This piece is a part of a series of “Doodles” which I use to play with movement, weight, and patterns. I usually will draw one once a month, as a warm up technique. I use a black sharpie and a blank piece of computer paper and allow these shapes to take form. This is a good technique for the imagination and to get creative flow. Additionally, each piece in this “Doodle” series is inspired by a speech or public conversation.

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Water Color Sketch – Right Eye

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I would consider this piece to be a drawing rather than a painting. The reason for this being that the process of painting in watercolor has so strong of a drawing foundation. The watercolor used simply highlighted the lines of a quick pencil sketch, while adding chroma to the image.

Sleep

“Each night, when I got to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.” – Mahatma Gandhi

The weight of the word choice in this quote makes its message so powerful. This idea that whenever I wake up in the morning I should be thankful, because it is never promised to me. Showing affection to those you care for and an eagerness towards learning and working should be our goal for living our last day: which could be today…