Friday, June 5, 2015

Geisha


Geisha Sketch - pencil on paper  5" X 7"

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Sibly Sketch



Sibly Sketch 20" X 30" Pencil on paper. This is the foundation for an oil painting currently underway. The character is one of my own from a story I've been writing for a while.

Portrait 5" X 7" Prismacolor Col-Erase brown pencil on Strathmore Series 500 watercolor paper. This one is practice according Annie Stegg's Recent Portrait tutorial. It isn't my style, necessarily, but it was a fun project. I grew impatient when painting it and wound up flubbing it in the end (not shown!)



Tarot Coloring Book #0 -- The Fool 20" X 24" Digital. This one came about because of two friends who swear by the emotional healing benefits of coloring books for grown-ups. Little did I know the process is a part of therapist training and patient therapy, especially when it comes to archetypal imagery. So, this is the first in a series that hopefully will encompass the entire deck. These will specifically be not-for-profit.





Dewey Leaves Pencil on Paper 8 X 10. Sketch of the photo below. 
Photo credit TreeTopPhotoShop on Etsy.


Mini portrait sketches 2.5" X 3.5" on illustration board.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Lines of Power - 20" X 24" oil on canvas


This is my 2nd attempt at oils with inspiration drawn from Larry Elmore, Matt Stawicki, Patrick Jones, and Annie Stegg. I worked on it small sessions, so there are about 5-6 layers of paint in the busiest areas.

The story behind it will be written out as part of the NaNoWriMo 2014 Challenge where you write a novel (50k words!) in 1 month (30 days!). I'm insane for attempting it, but I need that kind of motivation to get the things out of my head and finally onto paper (or computer screen).