Theatrical Madness

All charcoal sticks, almost... only a little blood Conte. Wonderfully messy and fun to do. Doing a reverse perspective drawing isn't new to me, but I've often gotten lost in the process and scrapped it because I overcomplicated it. This little face seemed to loom out of the backstage of a nearly darkened theatre and I … Continue reading Theatrical Madness

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Backstage Routines

I was considering other titles to make there story more obvious: "Putting On My Face" or "Before The Show". This androgynous actor is backstage in front of their makeup mirror, getting ready for the big performance on stage. They have a routine that prepares them to enter the skin of the character they are playing. … Continue reading Backstage Routines

Thespian

For those of you who have ever had the pleasure of hanging out with stage actors, you realize that their public personas tend to be very, well, theatrical. Every word they say is accentuated with a purposeful pose and facial expression. It leaves you wondering if they are being a little condescending in some way. … Continue reading Thespian