I5 Minute Sketchathon - Thread 2: Sketches


liking these last few very much.
Being a Painter fan myself, i’m glad to see some other Painter users around :slight_smile:

Is this the square carcoal brushes you used here?
Try using them on a paper textured canvas… should be good for some awesome effects :smiley:

Great work in this thread!


Actually they are the Artist’s oils (a couple modified)… But I’ll have to check those out… By the way, how do you modify the canvas texture as your saying… I’ve got P9.5 if that makes a difference…


By the way, how do you modify the canvas texture

by using papers

In the top menu select “windows” -> “libraries” -> show papers
or you can directly choose a different paper from the toolbox (it’s one of the small square images at the bottom of the toolbox dialog)

I’m at work now so I can’t check for the exact terminology but you’ll find it :wink:


found it! thanks…


Here are a few of mine all of these took 15-17 min.

Sorry if this was to many at once.


Well, I’ve started to try my hand at this 15 minute exercise, and I must say I am pleased with the results. The time contrasints force your mind away from “How should I draw this part?” and instead you focus on “How much more can I do in 5 minutes!” I liked the change quite a bit. So all in all I’m pleased with the results. Here are my pics all drawn on pencil and paper and scanned in.

[left]All comments and critiques are welcomed and encouraged. Thanks Rebecca for recommending this exercise. I’ll continue to post up here daily. :slight_smile:


Hey guys,

Here are today’s poses. Each done in 15 minutes. Some thoughts: I think I’m beginning to see where my drawings need work actually. I think, at least, that I tend to draw my torso a bit too long. So it tends to throw off the proportions of the rest of my bodies in general. I dunno, what do you guys think? Again all comments and critiques are welcomed and encouraged! :slight_smile:



Great idea for a thread…
Tuxedopengu: I can definitely see some improvements in proportions from the first pictures you posted to the last ones… Keep up the good work!

same ref, two takes, crits welcome. Both 15 mins.


Ref courtesy of Tizianoadmirer


Hi guys! I thought I’d join the party :slight_smile: I’m sort of ‘late’ I see… :stuck_out_tongue: I started at page 1 and went up to page 34… :stuck_out_tongue: and well that’s where I ended :stuck_out_tongue: :stuck_out_tongue: So I’ve got a lot of other sketchathon pix to look forward to :slight_smile: yay

Anyways, I need to catch up so I made smaller sketches on A3 sketching paper. But because I really suck at gestures I decided to make these sketchathon sketches as gesture practice… so I only spent max 5 minutes per gesture (hope that’s ok… :P)



So hey, I decided to stop lurking and actually post something!

Here’s my first two gesture drawings. I’m not the best, but I think I’m improving. Criticism needed, don’t be afraid to rip my technique a new one!


Hello all,
Another former lurker, gone active user, here. :slight_smile:
Here’s my contribution to the 15 minutes sketchaton. Any critique is welcome.


I definitely think I’m getting better. These next four were all drawn using different techniques and stuff. The first one is awful, the second one took so long because I didn’t like how it turned out so I went over it again. The last one is something I’m a little proud of, even.


Good to see this thread still active. :slight_smile:

Did a few of these in class today, here’s the best one and a gif of the process:


I did that one too :slight_smile:

here’s a backstudy.


Heya all ^^; I thought that I would give this a try too, I think it is super way in order to learn better ^^

All the ones before are pretty awesome, I’m just in awe when checking them out. Its awesome to see starts of drawing I think ^^;;

Any who XD

My first one

and my second one


Hi all. My 15 min after work. 8-))


Here’s my attempt.

I tried drawing it 2-3 times and it didn’t turn out to be what I want, got a little frustrated.
Turned off the 50% grey base layer and worked with black and white. And I think I managed to capture the energy!



Hello people! :slight_smile:

Here are my 15 minute sketches. Sorry for the crappy image quality, but this is all i could get from my camera, without daylight :