Scribble Art: Lola (Grandmother) by Lila Marquez (Video)

 


I once had a chat with a younger acquaintance about how I have always been fascinated with old age and that I've always wanted a face filled with wrinkles because they look "cool". If only it was possible to screenshot the poor guy's epic baffled look at that moment. Well, I was as confused as he was as I remain clueless about my excessive admiration. First, it probably had something to do with a desire for a wiser outlook, but I was too young to conjure up such thoughts, anyway.  

So, I ended up doing a handful of sketches and paintings of the elderly like this one. And it remains a challenge for me to paint similar themes to this day. Maybe even more so with scribbles. However, I'd definitely work through the complex compositions and values as I do more of the stuff. For the meantime, here's a timelapse video of the quick sketch I made earlier this month. You can also watch it by clicking here.




Lila Marquez

Lila Marquez is a Filipino writer and artist. Also known as Armineonila M., she has written for various newspapers, magazines and journals. Her articles, poems, short stories, digital paintings and comic strips have also been published in several publications in the Philippines, Kuwait and abroad. Lila's artworks and art series have been displayed in art exhibitions in the USA, the UK, China and Germany.

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