This secondary satellite blog of mine is intended to showcase my miscellaneous works and comics. So what will go up here? One of the ideas I’ve been toying with for awhile now is to do drawings of belly dancers. I’ve always had a fascination for the movements and, of course, the beauty of female belly dancers. It’s not at all uncommon in the field of art. The French pastellist Edgar Degas frequently used ballet dancers as a motif in his own work and yet another Frenchman, Eugene Delacroix, made some trips to North Africa where he did drawings and paintings of belly dancers.
Anyway, my goal is to put out my own art book containing a collection of illustrations and a couple of comics, both done in pen-and-ink as well as painted gouache art, about a belly dancer. So what sort of dancer will be appearing in this book? Since anthropomorphic animals are my area of expertise, the character I hope to feature in this art book is an anthropomorphic cartoon female bear I’ve simply called “Judy”. Read the rest of this entry »