Drawing Lessons #11 Single-panel cartoon – Honeydew

Lately, the cucumbers and green beans in my vegetable garden have been suffering from aphid infestation. They're everywhere! So yesterday evening I was searching for ways to control them. After a few minutes I got sidetracked and instead found myself watching videos on ants, aphids, and honeydew. Aphids secrete a substance called honeydew after feeding… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #11 Single-panel cartoon – Honeydew

Drawing Lessons #10 Pencil sketch: Landscape – Shey Phoksundo lake, Nepal [3rd week]

This week I made a landscape sketch of the beautiful Shey Phoksundo which is an alpine fresh water lake located at an elevation of 3,611.5 m in Shey Phoksundo National Park, Nepal. I took the photo during a recent trekking trip. Drawing this helped me better understand depth perception. Reference Image – Shey Phoksundo lake, Dolpa, Nepal… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #10 Pencil sketch: Landscape – Shey Phoksundo lake, Nepal [3rd week]

Drawing Lessons #9 Pencil sketch from reference photo – Kitten [2nd week]

Tried sketching a kitten from an old photo. I'm trying to do quick sketches for now to find my limitations. In this sketch I stopped once I discovered that I could not draw texture of the fur. So far I feel I can somehow copy shapes of objects, but lack techniques to draw finer details.… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #9 Pencil sketch from reference photo – Kitten [2nd week]

Drawing Lessons #7 Comic Prototype 2: Meeting with friends

Comic prototype: Meeting with friends After the post on February 23 - Drawing Lessons #5 Comic Prototype: The Explorer, I had started experimenting on how to make a comic page. I added 4 blank boxes to fill in ideas (below) and started drawing the panels. Well, I started the first panel, which is posted above. Before… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #7 Comic Prototype 2: Meeting with friends

Drawing Lessons #6 #DoOneThingToday: World Wildlife Day 2021

A design I made for World Wildlife Day 2021 for NCSC Nepal. The theme for this year is Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet. The landscape in the backdrop represents the forested rolling hills of Nepal. Many indigenous communities live in those hills for whom the forests are part of their livelihood. These forested… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #6 #DoOneThingToday: World Wildlife Day 2021

Drawing Lessons #5 Comic Prototype: The Explorer

Comic Prototype - Ekadesh Comic Series?? maybe... I started this drawing to make an animation loop of a character riding her motorbike with the scenery passing by (which I still plan on doing). Afterward, I added a description box and a speech balloon, and it came out a lot better than I expected. When I… Continue reading Drawing Lessons #5 Comic Prototype: The Explorer