Friday, November 20, 2009

Human Torso

Worked with 2 color pencils and 3B graphite on 3 ply, 500 Strathmore vellum, sized 23" x 29", for a study done from life. The final piece took about 16 hours for coloring and touch-ups..

Below is the final rough study drawing, followed by the tracing used to transfer the sketch onto the final paper.. Man, these photos came out crappy.. The colors in the final piece are better than what you see here.. Gotta get myself a new camera..

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Human Skulls

3B graphite skulls drawn from life on a 3 ply 500 Strathmore Vellum sheet (23'' x 29'').

Sunday, November 15, 2009


Designed and animated Mrs. Simpson, aka 'Bingo', from George Orwell's entertaining and insightful biographical essay, 'Such, Such Were the Joys'..

'Bingo' was the wife of Orwell's British headmaster.. A selfish, discriminating, barrel-like woman who enjoyed tormenting (and disgracing) the boys at Crossgates...

Copyright 2009 by Kaukab Basheer

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009