Saturday, October 22, 2005

Blind Contour Friday 12



I recently joined Blind Contour Friday -- a series of fun drawing activities participated in by several illustrators, which will require members to post blind contour illustrations on a weekly basis. The last time I did something similar to this was back in college when my Compos1 (Art Composition) professor would make us draw subjects placed in front of us while our hands and sketchpad were hidden under a giant "bib" (read: Manila paper with our heads poked through). It was a fun art exercise which I looked forward to a lot, so being a part of this group seemed like a cool idea.

Anyway, my first "attempt" at Blind Contour is actually my breakfast this morning. I rarely eat breakfast, because I normally sleep really late the night before (due to work overtime) and end up waking up somewhere between breakfast and lunch. But today seemed to be a good day for breakfast, so I helped myself to some Vienna sausages, bread rolls and a cup of decaf coffee. My placemat had these cute yellow daisies and green stripe patterns on it, so i thought i'd include them in my sketch. I liked my coffee mug a lot because it had a really dainty ladybug on it and it seemed to add to the sunshiny mood of the morning. I struggled with finishing my bread rolls since I was on a low-carb diet, but it didn't seem natural for me to eat my sausages alone. By the time I ended my illustration, my coffee was cold....

Check out more Blind Contour drawings at
Inkfinger.

6 comments:

ribbiticus said...

very nice drawing, peach! and you did this without looking? i can't even make one that's half as decent if i tried real hard. :)

"Maggie" said...

This is great for your first Blind Contour Friday! I love the colors and the sausages. I look forward to seeing more and have enjoyed reading your blog. Thanks for visiting and your warm comments. Please visit again, I will be posting 20 things about me today...if I can ever finish them that is!

Donna said...

Hello! This is a really great BC, well worth letting your coffee go cold for!! I love all your loopy lines joining everything together, and the addition of colour makes it look very appealing.
I'll look forward to seeing some more of your BCs!

janey said...

This is a great BC. I like mug and background and everything is actually recognizable. I look forward to seeing next week's BC. And thank you for visiting my blog and your comment on my drawings. I hope you don't wait until next Friday to post more drawings. And happy anniversary!

woodsprite said...

Great bcd! You've got a real keen eye to get all that detail in. The fork and mug are charming. I look forward to your next BCFs. Cheers

pedalpower said...

This is a charming drawing! I love that fork...and the colors are great.