05
Aug
09

Night 2

Another quick sketch of a soldier at night; the clothes would be darker than skin as skin reflects more light, unless there's mud or some kind of face paint on, but I'm happy with the pose and no doubt I'll do more of these night pictures to figure out how best to draw

Another quick sketch of a soldier at night; the clothes would be darker than skin as skin reflects more light, unless there's mud or some kind of face paint on, but I'm happy with the pose and no doubt I'll do more of these night pictures to figure out how best to draw "in the dark"

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4 Responses to “Night 2”


  1. 5 August 2009 at 8:04 pm

    That’s pretty cool, I like how indistinct the person is — you really have to look to take in the edges and details, like you would at night.

  2. 6 August 2009 at 12:35 pm

    I like this one better than the first one. The patches of light help lead my eye through the form. It looks more believable.

  3. 3 severnyproductions
    6 August 2009 at 5:33 pm

    i like the background, looks like its raining heavily. adds to the character

  4. 4 kswann
    6 August 2009 at 11:16 pm

    Thanks! And thanks Leslie for your suggestions on the first one, helped me with this one.


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I'm an artist writing and drawing a graphic novel that takes place during the Second World War. On this blog I will display the sketches I do in researching and preparing for the book. Check out the about page if you'd like to learn more about me, or subscribe to the RSS feed if you'd like to receive updates.

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