Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Virgil's Comic

This is a drawing my son did when he was very young. I love the stacked dudes with their laser bolts like slices of solid dark energy. It was before he started to worry about making things look "right". The resulting compositional innocence is quite savvy.
...and then you learn a lot and then you unlearn a lot and eventually you just make things.
...and keep making them

Here is one of his recent drawings that is a color pencil copy of a Velasquez:

1 comment:

american fez said...

Ha! Prince Baltasar Carlos, cover star of the little books they sell at The Prado. Your son's version has a little bit more spoiled bratness about him - and is probably truer to life because of it!