Inglorious beasties

I started off this project with primary research. I got a real life cricket then drew it from memory, observation, with stick and ink, with pen and with pencil. I also had to focus on certain aspects such as the legs or arm. I looked at its leg. I also had to imagine the texture of the bug and try capture that on the page which was difficult. 

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As you can see above some of the sketchbook work exploring the bug. I have used biro, pencil and ink to draw. I like drawings to look perfect so I don’t like this experimentation work. It was a great exercise however I don’t like what I’ve created. I am most pleased with my drawing from memory which is the pencil drawing. It has amazed me how much I could remember.

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