Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment, Los Angeles, 2016
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    The legendary Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment comes to Los Angeles for the first time in 2016. I was asked to be a participant, one of… Read More
    The legendary Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment comes to Los Angeles for the first time in 2016. I was asked to be a participant, one of sixteen vying for the title belt. How did I, a design school graduate from last century, fare against some talented up and comers? Read Less
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The legendary Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment comes to Los Angeles for the first time in 2016. I was asked to be a participant, one of sixteen vying for the title belt. How did I, a design school graduate from last century, fare against some talented up and comers? 
Second round sketching. Theme: Bugatti. Media: analog on 11x17" paper. Time limit: 30 minutes.
Photo: Bostami Ahmad https://www.behance.net/bostamiahmad
First round sketching. Theme: auto sound systems, Polk. Media: analog on 11x17" paper. Time limit: 30 minutes.
Video: The closing minutes of the final round. Stand back and add last minute touchups. 
Video: Marcus Marino
Sketch for final round. Theme: Reflexion Nebula, a spectacular metallic blue developed by BASF that flops to a dusty medium silver depending on the light and viewing angle. Media: analog on 11x17" paper. Time limit: 30 minutes.
Winner, me! So pleased and honored! What a fun event! I really missed a lot of what was happening because I was sketching my butt off the whole time but met a lot of great fellow artists when I had a break. 
Photo: Bostami Ahmad https://www.behance.net/bostamiahmad

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