Monday, January 02, 2012

Home is Where the Mind is

Happy 2012, everyone! I'm going to start the new year with a drawing that was done for the Drawing Dreams Foundation's upcoming charity auction.

It'll be will be held at the Society of Illustrators, NYC on January 19th. Proceeds from the auction will go towards purchasing wholesale art supplies to hospitalized children.

I'll post more details about the event soon.

Title: Home is Where the Mind is
Medium: Pencil on Arches Paper
Size: 20 x 25 cm (including the frame)

and here's some of the early sketches photo

I'll share some of my personal 2011 highlights on my next post :) For now, I hope you enjoy the drawing :)


Jake said...

Really cool! You've got to start posting more of your sketchbook pages.

Desiree said...

so cool! :)

Mauricio said...

Happy New Year, Charles! And this is a great post, especially cause of your process work. I always love seeing how an artist's piece starts off or is roughly sketched out. Cheers!

Gina Perry said...

Wow. A beautiful finished piece, and I love seeing your sketches!

Ted Blackman said...

Oh! He's got one of those cool hats made from the seldom seen Moose Oak. I'm jealous. The birds appreciate it too, I see.

Ted Blackman said...

Sir, I keep hearing screech owls outside my window. One of our first conversations was about owls? Remember?

Charles Santoso said...

Jake: Thanks Mr.Parker! I will :)

Desiree: Thank you.

Mauricio: Thanks, man. Hope I can post more of my progress work this year.

Gina: Thank you for the visit and kind words :)

Ted: Of course I remember! :D and Here we are.. 2012.. phew time flew by :) Hope to meeting you in person one day. We can talk about owls all day long.. or some other topics too :)

Brun Croes said...

You are so badass! I love your work


rodrigoart said...

amazing work charles!!!

Jason said...

This is so cute >_< Nice to see the initial sketches too. Great start to the new year!

Creative Artists in Touch said...

Very inspiring. Reminds me that every time I put pencil to paper I don't have to produce a masterpiece. Just draw, draw, draw ...

Nicholas Hong said...

I love how the cat and those birds can live together! It's like family! awesome work, Charles. ^^

Scott Altmann said...

great drawing Charles! I may have to sneak away with it at the Society of Illustrators! Or I could just bid on It?

Hope your 2012 is going good too man - looking forward to seeing what you do :)

"TORI CAT" said...

Ahhhh, what a treat!!! :D
I have just stumbled across your blog and i am sooo glad that i did!!
Your work is INCREDIBLE!! I'm in love!!!
I really love your imagination and fresh individual style!!
I am certainly gunna make sure i continue to visit your blog more often. I'll link your site to my blog, under my ever growing list of inspiring talents!! :D
Thanks for sharing your beautiful work and all the best for a happy, healthy, positive and creative new year.
Best wishes,

Patrick Awa said...

Happy New Year, man!
Great piece, I also dig your idea sketches for it.
I also finally finished mine and sent it to Drawing Dreams. I was told that the event has been re-scheduled to March.

Hoping the year of 2012 has been treating you well so far.

Charles Santoso said...

Thanks a lot for the kind comments here, guys :) I'll be back from my vacation in a week time and will post more frequently here :)

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