So my mentor in Bombay suggested that I try drawing without studying too much, so that I learn to commit shapes and movement and values to memory. The better my visual memory muscle, the faster I’ll improve. Elsewhere, on a handy YouTube video, the instructor recommended drawing in ink as it forces you to be […]
Okay, we have a mostly calm, quiet sea of rumours and theories and leaks ahead of us before Season 8. Before that inevitable storm of a season, I just want to take some time out to appreciate a character who has, in my opinion, been rather undervalued on the show. Let’s talk about Meera Reed. […]
These are for the storyboard course I’m doing. It’s really fun, we get to write our own scripts and work at boarding them, and it’s been a good challenge.
Instead of taking a photograph with my Pixel phone as I usually do with pencil and paper sketches using the standard camera app, I tried using this app called Cam Scanner. I’ve used it before for scanning documents and certificates and printed stuff but hadn’t really tried to scan drawings with it because it darkens […]
When I first started falling in love with drawing, I was 12. But for the first couple of years I had absolutely no interest in drawing from reference or understanding technical things like perspective, lighting, tonal variation or anything about anatomy, shape or form. A few years later, during IGCSE Art classes, I went the […]
I’m secretly really enjoying the training period of my new job, because it means I get to make study sketches of really, really great quality art. I’ve been looking at a lot of Disney stuff, so legendary artists like Glen Keane, and making study copies. But this time, I’m actually learning construction in drawing and […]
I’ve recently started a new job (my first proper job) at Maya Digital Studios in Bombay as a storyboard artist (well, technically a trainee for the first couple of months shhhh). It’s hard work. The hours are long, we don’t get Saturdays off, and sometimes have to work on Sundays and on public holidays too. […]