Sketch Club EAST

Mark McDonnell formed this division where after lunch, Sketch Club EAST identifies a person of interest, usually for their unique or distinct characteristics too. The subject is briefly studied without drawing. Once back from lunch and back at the drawing board, the subject is drawn from memory. (Due to the sucess of The Sketch Club, this division was formed . . .thank you Marcelo, Steve, Marcos, and Noelle...you paved the way!)

Thursday, April 20, 2006

I smell a rat . . .


This older gent as a gem as usual. With a new location a bit of intrigue to try something new, the gang deceided on the newly erected Porto's. Without fail, the place was crawling with critters. Upon seeing our "mark" of the week, I initially thought of Rocky Balboa's trainer . . .
"Yer' a bum, ROCK. A bum."

But, I then thought of him as a tired ol' rat. Tired and warn from years of service in the "Men and Mouse" Navel research and development facility. It's here that our "mark" journey'd out to Burbank to soak up some sun away from the base that had such strong glaring waters. Hoping to get a little "R&R" with the chance to see some of those every illusive famous folk, he happened upon this place called Hollywood, Porto's style.

MAC

5 Comments:

Blogger Seth Hippen said...

What a great rat! I love those ears. I always like to see the sketchy construction lines in a drawing -sometimes more than the color. Sweet, man.

9:57 AM  
Blogger David Colman said...

great character mark..... breaking the mold!!!1 I really love the head and expression.....

10:04 AM  
Blogger chad woods said...

Oi! That's quite a story, Mark-- the face is priceless!

12:09 PM  
Blogger Mark McDonnell said...

Thanks guys. Pretty fun stuff. I tried to continue with the same energy of the last post . . .therefore . . . the rat. Love this stuff man. What a great exercise.

MAC

2:16 PM  
Blogger lakshmi said...

nice rat!!! lik the expression he's got!

8:23 AM  

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