2021 Monster Month: Red Heads

Now and then, I like to take my sketchbook and just do some random freeform thinking with my pencil. This page came from a day of monster ruminations.

What that means is that I would sketch without a pre-conceived thought about where the sketch was going to go. I knew two things in advance. I would be drawing heads, and they would be monsters.

I would start drawing shapes, and then come up with the facial details as the sketch progressed. What came out was kind of fun, so I inked them with a brush pen, and dabbed on a little red watercolor paint. Five monster character design concepts were the result!


Sure am glad these things only come to me in an improv moment, and not in my dreams.