This sketchbook assignment was really frustrating for me. Recreating an acrylic painting in a different medium (colored pencils) was a huge challenge, as it was difficult to get the same quality of lines and shading with such a vastly different medium. In the end I think this assignment really taught me more about the differences between mediums as well as how to look at things comparatively in order to recreate artwork as accurately as possible.
The pre-instructional portrait was really fun for me, as I really enjoy drawing portraits especially in a drawn medium like charcoal. It was the most interesting to see how I improved between my pre-instructional and post-instructional portraits.
I really loved working on our Wolf Kahn inspired paintings. I don't usually use acrylic paint so it was fun to work with a medium that I'm less familiar with. It was also a great experience using unrealistic, surreal colors in a painting, as I think it helped prepare me for simular concepts in later work.