Driving home today I saw a sign that made me realize how overused yet utterly meaningless some common company names are.
Category: Bad Art
Anything related to art that I produce. The name says it all, really.
Bad Art: Karl VS Carl
I’m so behind on Western media that the first time someone asked if I knew about the Carl Poppa video, I totally had the wrong idea.
Bad Art: Ahh! Beer! (Self Portrait)
This is the only self-portrait I’ve ever done. It is from a nice memory I have of taking a trip to Hokkaido with my then-girlfriend (now wife) between contract jobs. If you’ve never been, I strongly recommend Hokkaido in late summer — beautiful people, delicious food, lovely driving. As with other images, these progress from […]
Bad Art: The Natsumi
I did a sketch and cleanup of a larger view of Natsumi. Hopefully she won’t get mad if she sees this (I’m married to her now!). As in other images I touched up, I’ve put the intermediate stages here, beginning with the raw photo of the sketch, moving through stages of touch-up in gimp. Make […]
Bad Art: Natsumi’s Facial Lines
I wanted to take a shot at drawing facial lines, and since my girlfriend’s face had nice lines, it was a perfect subject. I never got good at this style, but I really like the effect it has. Not nearly as cartoony or 漫画っぽい as the way I usually do stuff. I don’t have any […]
Bad Art: The Tia — Less Hair
I took a picture of a friend of mine after she shaved her head close, and decided to sketch it to see if I could. The sketch is a bit of a disaster, but the image is still funny to me. This is my only photo of it.
Bad Art: The Tia
Special circumstances tend to attract special company, at least that’s the way my weird life tends to work out. I met a phenomenal person in Iraq who had a striking profile. I decided to sketch her a few times. Here is the result of one attempt. The images progress from raw photos of the sketch […]
Bad Art: Welcome Back From Leave
I made a few sketches a few years ago while bored out of my mind in Iraq. This is one of them. First is the raw image version, the second is after I cleaned it up with gimp. I seem to have either never finished the cleanup, or just lost the finished version. But whatever. […]