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December 12th, 2010
Poll: SketchBook: Happy Christmas
Man, I haven't posted since last Christmas. Sad.
January 2nd, 2010
Poll: SketchBook: Bit late in posting this - Best wishes for a...
Bit late in posting this - Best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year. Here's hoping 2010 beats the heck out of 2009. Not holding my breath though...
Sketched in pencil, painted in watercolor,...
September 21st, 2009
Thanks a lot Pariano - And thanks for all your help!
Important question to all: Am I supposed to apply any sort of finishing coat to the painting to protect it? I just let it dry and hung it.
September 16th, 2009
Art: Finally Finished!
Well I'm finally calling this finished. It's spent the last couple days drying and I'll unveil it for the wife on Friday. Our anniversary was the 6th, so she's been very patient, and she's very...
September 14th, 2009
Art: Nearly there...
O'lrighty folks - this is nearly finished. Tomorrow I'll probably be laying down the final few strokes. Any last minute comments, crits and/or suggestions would be much appreciated. Thanks!...
September 9th, 2009
Phew, the long weekend is over and I was able to get back to work on this. Unfortunately, my anniversary passed over the weekend as well, so my wonderful and patient wife is still waiting for her...
September 3rd, 2009
Yesterday was a lot of fun. It left me wondering why it had taken me so long to put down my pen tablet and pick up some oil paints.
Today... not so much. I had a lot more trouble with my dog...
September 3rd, 2009
I dare say this is coming along. Though if I were painting in Photoshop I'd be lowering her left eye right about now...
SketchBook: whoooa, talk about inspirational! i LOVE your...
whoooa, talk about inspirational! i LOVE your work, love your style, love everything. thanks for taking the time to leave a note in my book because i might never have discovered your wonderful art...
I really thought this was done... but I was wrong. While I really loved the rendering in the original version, stepping back for a few days I realized that I lost the "story" somewhere along the way....
September 2nd, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: Revisions...
I really thought this was done... but I was wrong. While I really loved the rendering in the original version, stepping back for a few days I realized that I lost the "story" somewhere along the...
September 1st, 2009
After all the trouble I had getting started, I was worried I might not take to this whole oil painting thing. I finally was able to spend about an hour today just painting, thank goodness....
August 27th, 2009
Sorry for the lack of updates. I actually had to tuck this away for the last week as life sorta interfered with my progress. I ended up wiping down my underpainting because it simply wasn't drying....
August 26th, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: 5min sketch of my dog this afternoon...
5min sketch of my dog this afternoon...
Hey TurningLeaf, sorry I neglected your reply - As with most of my work, these began as pencil sketches, then painted in Photoshop.
These two below are oldies, but I've made some tweaks. I want...
August 24th, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: Another paint-over in an attempt to make some...
Another paint-over in an attempt to make some older work meet my portfolio standards.
This one was also completed for FFG in or around 2005.
August 23rd, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: Thanks sage - don't worry, i won't tell my wife...
Thanks sage - don't worry, i won't tell my wife what you said about her head:-P
August 22nd, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: I'm continuing to revisit some old art - this one...
I'm continuing to revisit some old art - this one for Fantasy Flight Games, 2005 or 2006. I've spruced it up for the ol' portfolio.
Thanks Prince. Think of the raven as bi-sectioned, haha. I actually like the flat depth of field it gives the scene - it's an effect I've been experimenting a lot with lately.
I'm calling this...
August 22nd, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: I think this is finished. 759252 759437
I think this is finished.
I was very close to calling this one finished...
Then I wondered if perhaps I made a mistake cropping my subjects so tightly...
So now I'm not sure what to think. Opinions...
My values were getting a bit muddy so I had to sort them out. I really like how the moon is coming along. I think this is nearly finished.
Poll: More Cropping!
August 21st, 2009
Poll: SketchBook: Thanks so much Rolo. Another update. 758725
Thanks so much Rolo.
I've been updating this in my sketchbook, but I thought I'd post an update here as well. I had to tuck it away entirely for about a week, but I've gotten back to work today....
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