Big Hero 6: Baymax vs Soccer Ball

I don’t know about you guys, but this movie looks like it’s going to be awesome. For those of you who may not have heard about it, Big Hero 6 is an animated movie involving futuristic technology, boy geniuses, super villains and super “Hiros” (The main protagonist is named Hiro), as well as his adorable and unique robot, Baymax.

Baymax vs. Soccer Ball Drawing

I would go more into the plot, but I’m not the best story teller. I have yet to see the movie, but I’m absolutely certain I’m going to love it. It also sounds like most critics agree, with an 8.4 rating by the Internet Movie Database and an 88% rating from the critics at Rotten Tomatoes, this movie is guaranteed to be a family favorite.

This Baymax vs. Soccer Ball drawing was actually inspired by a short film/trailer/thing released by Disney before the release of the movie. It’s not only adorable, but it makes you wish you had one… like.. really.

I don’t usually try putting my signature IN the drawing, but rather to the bottom right. But I’ve been watching quite a few drawing videos lately, and it seems like it’s common to implement the artist’s signature somewhere in the drawing. Since the soccer ball is where most people will tend to look, I figured I’d just throw it there.

This drawing was fairly simple, and didn’t take too much of my time (I mean common, it’s practically a balloon chasing a soccer ball). I think it took roughly 45 minutes to an hour. Sounds like a long time, but I wasn’t very focused, and I haven’t been feeling the greatest lately. My drawing of the Bumblebee: 2009 Chevy Camaro took MUCH longer. Probably closer to 3 hours cumulatively.

I also have the video of me drawing this up on YouTube. But Instead of redirecting you, I just embedded it into this page.

Well that’s all for now. Hopefully I’ll have another article on one of my drawings in the coming weeks, but I do have some new artwork up in the Dezigning Art Gallery if you want to check it out. Thanks for reading/watching! 😉

Drawing the P.E.K.K.A. from Clash of Clans

P.E.K.K.A.This is a drawing of a character from a certain game I play, which many of you may have already heard of. Clash of Clans is an absurdly addictive game where you build bases and battle against enemy clans. The only downside is the immense amount of time it takes to do anything, such as training troops or upgrading buildings.

The P.E.K.K.A. is the strongest unit that you can train in the normal barracks, but also takes the most time to train (45 minutes). The game actually doesn’t give many details on this… thing, and is very vague when referencing the P.E.K.K.A.. The game itself says no one knows who or what this character is. In fact, the only thing we DO know about this character is that it’s the most powerful of all the trainable units in the normal barracks, it’s weak against Hidden Tesla towers, it’s a girl, and… wait, it’s a girl?

Yes, the most powerful unit from the normal barracks is a female. But, not only the normal barracks has a female as the most powerful unit, but the Dark Barracks too! The only intelligent male unit in the game is the wizard, so if I didn’t know any better, I’d say the creator of the game has something against guys, hahaha.. hah… what? That’s a completely false statement, so don’t try to hold that against me.

This drawing took even longer than the last, since I ended up re-doing the shading several times until I was satisfied. I was inspired to draw this character shortly after being introduced to the game, but procrastinated a bit in the making of it. When am I NOT procrastinating?

Have a suggestion as to what I should draw next? Leave me a message through my Contact Page, or leave it as a comment below. Thanks for reading!

Drawing Elsa from Frozen


Why I Drew It

This drawing was actually created as an “I can do better than that” drawing after I had created a simple sketch of her at my in-laws house. I made the initial sketch while helping my lovely fiancee babysit a few children (whose names escape me). They are quite an energetic couple of kids, and they had me literally running around for hours trying to keep them entertained. It was fun, but ridiculously tiring, so I went inside and told them I would draw them something. They then decided to ask if I could draw them Olaf, from Frozen.

In case anyone reading this happens to be an artist, you know that even most sketches aren’t done in mere seconds (unless you’re just awesome like that). But children don’t tend to like waiting for things, and these two were no exception. I believe I heard “is it done yet?” at least 8 times in the 10 minutes it took me to sketch Olaf for them. Once I was finished though, they were quite happy with their drawing, and even made me feel good about myself by complimenting my little doodle. I would have posted the drawing here, but I gave it to them before thinking to take a photo. It was just a sketch anyways.

But in any case, now I was in the mood to draw, so I decided to do a quick sketch of Elsa as well. I only had a casual #2 pencil with me, so it was difficult to put too much detail into it, but it still turned out well. A couple days later I decided that I wanted a better drawing of her, which led me to draw the larger and more detailed drawing accompanying this post. It took quite a bit longer than the sketch, and I think it turned out pretty well.

About The Drawing

Elsa is a fantasy character from the the Disney movie Frozen, in which she is born with the power to create and control snow and ice. In this drawing, Elsa is simply using her ability to create some massive snowflakes.

**Spoiler Alert!**

The dress she is wearing is seen later in the movie, and is actually made out of ice (awesome). This would be kinda cold for a common individual, but I don’t believe Elsa fits in a “common” category, especially since she also creates a GIANT ICE CASTLE IN SECONDS. So, yeah, she’s not a “common” individual. Her hair  is braided like that throughout the whole movie, but it’s put up in more of a professional way until she leaves the kingdom.

So there you have it. A little bit of background on who Elsa is and how this drawing came to be. Thanks for reading!