If you’ve been enjoying the expressive “sketch style” gaming miniatures I’ve been producing for this first year of Contrast Miniatures then you’ll be excited for this article! Here is an introduction to my process so that anyone can try their hand at this new and attractive style.
Ever wonder what is the meaning of the term “sketching” in art and in miniatures? What utility does sketching serve the artist? What are some examples of sketching in various mediums? And what are some methods for applying the sketching concept to miniatures in particular? These are the questions I will seek to answer in this article, the first in a series on the wonderful art of sketching.
This is the first in a series of articles about my experiences learning to sculpt. Follow along as I try something that is entirely new to me. In this article we explore 5 weeks of gestural sculpting where the goal is to capture the pose and feeling of the model as quickly as possible.