I draw myself a lot at the park. When it’s quiet it’s a nice way to practice and you can really start experimenting with it and try to come up with something new.
Drawing myself is especially interesting to me since I draw autobiographic comics. I feel like more and more my cartoon persona from my comics looks less and less like me as I go for the more iconic and simple to draw shapes that I like making. The truth is, I really enjoy the abstraction… but I think I need to work towards something that’s still abstract but also representational.
I drew this at work yesterday while trying to get used to using the markers again. Generally I have a real problem getting a decent likeness on myself. I do, however, hope this represents what I actually look like (even if that is a junkie).
Oh, and incase anybody was wondering why it was missing; I had to shave my beard off for this job. Stupid dress code.