Saturday, August 25, 2007

Getting my Sketch on at Starbucks !

I had a killer week, deadlines and all, not much sleep, not much time for sketching, just painting like a mad man to make my deadline! I finished a two page spread as well as a cover for Guitar Player in about six days . . . whew! I'm glad to be done, I'll post the work as soon as I can. Next in the mix is a 1/4 page illustration of the owner of the Dallas Cowboys for Dallas Magazine.

Today I snuck away while the girls were napping and did a few sketches at a Starbucks . . . excercise while sipp'n the good stuff!


Blogger Tim Bye said...

Haha great work Jason - I love the expressions! Is the middle pic done on computer/laptop?

7:58 AM  
Blogger Nathan Lindsay said...

I love these sketches. great as usual.

3:58 PM  
Blogger Faboun'e said...

nice work !! it make me think that it is easy to do but I know that it's a wrong idea... so I tell you : good work !

5:18 PM  
Blogger Shawn Escott said...

Great sketching man! SB is the place. I try to get out there everyday to do some sketchn around lunchtime. I'm surprised they haven't kicked me out yet for not buying anything!! :)

9:11 PM  
Blogger W. K. Moore said...

Ditto on all your fan's observations... My money is on the elder man.. great character and you know it is in the neighborhood of my favorite subjects. Keep getting those lines on the paper!

12:32 AM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

awesome dude! Always great to see this stuff. Can't wait to see your finished recent works.

8:15 AM  
Blogger Dan said...

Really cool sketches. I need to do more of this.

11:28 AM  
Blogger PESCADOR said...

always is good to make time for the fun and escape from the commintments with a great coffee, looks you are extremily bussy.
saludos from oakland
come over to visit ,some new work posted

11:45 AM  
Blogger David Malan said...

Great, that middle one especially has those beautiful and interesting shapes that you do so well.

12:16 PM  
Blogger Brandon O'Keefe said...

Man, I wish i was at Starbucks that day, these people getting drawn probably didn't even realize how lucky they were that you were sketching them!!

4:12 AM  
Blogger Simon Scales said...

Hey Jason
really nice sketches man - great expressive linework - cant wait to see all the other stuff your working on at the mo

6:33 AM  
Blogger G R I G O R said...

yo man! great seeing you at the con with joe and steve-

btw which starbucks you campn out by?
maybe can swing by sum time-


1:15 PM  
Blogger CEREAL KILLER said...

i really like your works in here have a ginormous skill dude!

( =__=)

2:57 PM  
Anonymous theb said...

from st malo.

Hello mister Seiler. I am a french art student (specialized in visual communication). I really like the art of caricature and portrait, that i try to practice since someone put a pencil in my hand (like many others i guess). I discovered your blog via Joe Blhum's blog... you're a boss! So I would be really happy if you spend few minutes to visit my blog and tell me what do you think about my work. There is the adress:
I also wanted to tell you that i really like your dad sketches on toshop, great sensibility!
Good night.


5:11 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Thank you all very much, I really appreciate the encouragement! I'm finishing up a piece right now for Dallas Magazine, a fun one for sure . . . so I will have some finished work to share here as soon as they're published. I'll have some more sketches as well as plein air paintings in the next week or two.

Tim, the middle sketch was sketched on my laptop with sketchbook pro . . . the best program for sketching!

Grigor, I go to the SB on Wilson Ave just West of Broadway . . . we should hook up anywhere would be fine . . . would be a blast man!

9:54 PM  
Anonymous theb said...

I really want to thank you for your attention and council. I'll work the way you told me. So, thanks a lot, I'll check your blog every week, as usual.


7:17 AM  
Blogger bog_art said...

The only thing better than your sketchs are your impressive paints.. awesome..

8:03 PM  
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11:54 AM  

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