I get all my doodling done when work is slow. #art #illustration #moleskine #sketch
Can’t stop drawing glowy kids witj angry little eyebrows. #art #sketch #moleskine
Esai Morales in Celebrity Habla.
"In the industry, I refer to the four H’s of the Hispanic Hollywood. […] Horribly hostile. […] Horribly hormonal. […] Horribly humble. […] and Horribly Hysterical. […] And that was it. We were never the center, or rarely the center of the story, we were rarely pivotal, and I always felt like we were flavoring. ‘We had a role, but we made it Latino because we wanted to add a little flavor.’"
"Every movie sends a message. There’s messages buried in everything. Let’s find them. Let’s look for them. And let’s dissect them. Is it good for us? Is it bad for us? And if it’s bad for us, then just don’t go. […] We gotta be really conscious of what’s out there and support what’s good, and walk away from what’s not."
Just realized I didn’t bring anything to draw in my sketchbook with, so I can only look at the cover and weep. #art #moleskine
That moment when you’re doing color for a comic page: “WHY DID I DRAW THIS SO SMALL AND DETAILED AND WHISPY THIS IS THE MOST ANNOYING THING TO COLOR I’M AN IDIOT.”
Sometimes I just wanna sketch grumpy, scruffy, grimy Hit Wizards throwing shade.
tableinthecorner asks: 4. Lineart or coloring?
Coloring for sure! I love beautiful line work, and all the varied types that a lot of my favorite artists use, but I’m not the best at it myself (at least in my own opinion of myself). I feel like I’m stronger/more comfortable with color than I am with lineart, but it’s something I’m working to improve!
Anon asks: 7. Do you have any OCs?
Ahahaha I have waaaaaay too many OCs. Most of them come from different RPs I’ve been involved in (Proboards and JCink mostly), but some of them are from personal projects (though I’ve adapted RP OCs of mine to fit in personal stories, too). If you’re curious, I usually end up posting all of my OCs in my RP tumblr, franq-rps.
Anon asks: 8. Do you listen to music when you draw? Favorites?
I most certainly do~ The type of music varies depending on what kind of art I’m drawing. If I want a specific mood, I listen to music that puts me in that mood so to speak. I’ve been listening to the Game of Thrones soundtrack a lot lately, because Ramin Djawadi is a gift, but also a lot of up-tempo music that keeps me from dragging the pace when I draw. Some names I guess would be Tinie Tempah, B.o.B., CAKE, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tantric, the Kooks, The Crane Wives (I know one of the band members, she’s super awesome, go follow her at i-eat-men-like-air) Murder By Death (ahaha super grim name, but they’re awesome and their lead singer’s newer stuff makes him sound like a reborn Johnny Cash and it’s woooonderful), uh wow um I have a lot of music suggestions.
Anon asks: 12. Any weird artist behavior you admit doing?
Ahaha h a h a h a SO MUCH WEIRD. I admittedly catch myself watching people in a way that’s ok maybe it’s a little beyond “people watching” maybe I stare a little. Usually it’s when I think they have a super nice outfit, or when I like their profile or their face or think they have a really interesting body type. I especially have this habit of watching peoples’ hands, especially men* - they usually have more defined knuckles, veins, and ligaments in their hands and forearms, and that’s the coolest thing that ever did cool to me because I’m really attracted to the line and form of the human body’s more articulated parts. A lot of the time, this happens on the bus, and I end up sketching those people in my sketchbook while I wait for my stop.
I guess another one that maybe isn’t so weird among artists (I find a lot of the artists I know/have asked this share the same habit) is that I catch myself making whatever expression I’m trying to draw. I’m sure a lot of other artists can relate to this haha.
Not so much now as when I was taking classes, but I had a tendency to tuck paint brushes, inking pens, etc into my hair/ponytail and then… forget they’re there. Like. All day. I’ll walk around with paint brushes in my hair and forget and then end up with paint in my hair (if I’m unlucky enough to have forgotten to clean the brushes, too). What can I say? I’m a gr8 adult.
No I’m not, I’m terrible at this.
2. Show your pencil case and what’s inside
I don’t have a pencil case anymore (it got stolen along with my last sketchbook a while back), so lately I’ve just been throwing all my supplies in one of the pockets of whatever bag I’m carrying around haha. Also, I felt like drawing them as a warm-up exercise. Hope that’s ok @n@;
Pencils: a 0.9mm Draft/Matic pencil with HB lead, a Faber Castell PITT graphic pencil, also HB (I love me some HB), and a regular ol’ #2 0.7mm BIC mechanical pencil.
Erasers: Kneaded and Pink Pearl square eraser.
Pens: my darling Pentel Pocket brush pen, a rather neglected 02 Sakura Micron pen, and a poor, abused Sharpie fine point.
Markers: A handful of Tombow markers (random colors because I got a grab-bag of them as a gift), and a solitary warm grey Prismacolor marker. I have more of each kind elsewhere, I just always end up grabbing the most random color combinations to throw into my bag because I don’t actually think about what I need before I run off somewhere hahaha I’m a terrible adult.