Week 16: Twist

“Come on let’s twist again, like we did last summer…” Yeah, channelling Chubby Checker and beehive hairdos.

Week16_Twist_JJ

I ran out of room on the page and my photo reference for the left hand was incomplete so that’s a bit iffy, but I tried.

Materials I used:

Staedtler 2H Pencil
Lamy Safari pen with Noodler’s Lexington Gray ink

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4 Responses to Week 16: Twist

  1. Beverly King says:

    This fantastic – from the swishing skirt and hips to the beehive do! This looks like it was quite a time investment. You should be proud of this one!

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  2. You know what I’ve noticed with these drawings? I usually get the reference or idea early in the week and then draw it toward the latter part of the week, sometimes on the last day. BUT, I think it’s a bit like Psycho-Cybernetics where I am picturing in my mind for days how I want to do this and what colours or elements I want to add. Then on the day it just flows out.

    I did a basic pencil sketch and then did most of the inking freehand. I think I spent about 2 hours on it. I’m not quite sure because once I started the inking and got “in the flow” literally, I lost track of time.

    Thanks Bev!

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  3. Roseanne Dix says:

    hey hey love the beehive. way “”out the box””….yep that was me way back when. Lovely work Jude.

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