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October 16th, 2010
OK. I haven't posted or done much drawing for two years. About the same time I last posted I started a wedding photography business -- things have been excellent in the photography dept, but...
November 16th, 2008
SketchBook: still kickin'
So, it's been a year. And, funny enough, Peter, you had it half-right. I did go off and get married. :)
I have still been drawing, and I've picked up some work here and there, but for the most...
SketchBook: with the watercolor from back in december,...
with the watercolor from back in december, remember to look for colors in the shadows. It's especially important in watercolor when using the same color, only more strongly, in the shadows can end up...
November 28th, 2007
atlantik - thx. hopefully I'll get back to them and do so more in the same style
for the sake of practice I’ve been working on this here and there for a few weeks. this is in...
September 14th, 2007
voraz - thx. I'm glad you've been along for the ride. I just stopped by your book. Great stuff.
Here's another momentary departure from the usual sketchbook stuff. I've been having...
You have a great sb going. You clearly have that internal drive that keeps one from letting any piece get boring. You're constantly looking for ways to drive interest and express. It shows.
September 13th, 2007
I think I’m going to start a series consisting of isolated areas of the body. At the very least, it’ll be good practice.
I couldn’t sleep, so I did some test runs. pastel and charcoal on...
September 9th, 2007
Evxyza92 - Many thanks. I'm glad you like it.
Here’s my latest belly button. I did this a few months back, but I never photographed the piece. I know, it’s an odd subject, but...
Art: Sesame Paper
photoshop and a little painter -- should be the cover for a square little book of short stories -- font will probably change
Thanks for looking,
September 7th, 2007
SketchBook: sesame paper
atlantik - thx. the song is Mad World from the Donnie Darko soundtrack.
I'll probably use this as a cover for a collection of short stories if I ever put it together....
I think the photoshop practice is really paying off. The girl with the boots and the butterflies shows good progress and looks great. As a crit I'd look out for backgrounds with vivid colors that you...
I'm glad to see you working with the watercolors. Here's my starter tips: Have fun with the color, don't be afraid to use a blow-dryer (I blow-dry very, very often), always use good paper (and tape...
July 7th, 2007
I have a lot of crap, both in this pic and around the rest of the room, but I like to work in a variety of different traditional mediums, and you need... stuff to do that....
July 6th, 2007
and, another (just uploaded so it may take a few before it's available)
Click to Watch Drawings and Paintings of Women on YouTube
ok, so the title sucks, again, but watch it anyway
July 5th, 2007
AlexC - Thanks, man. I'll be sure to head by your thread in a few.
Click to Watch Birds by Craig Houghton on YouTube
ok, so the title sucks, but please do check it...
July 2nd, 2007
and, how could I not return to the belly-button theme? just some practice
4 simple bellybuttons. 2 in watercolor (upper left, lower-right) and 2 in oil pastel (upper-right,lower-left). these are...
July 1st, 2007
SketchBook: atlantik - Many thanks - I really enjoyed the...
atlantik - Many thanks - I really enjoyed the animation stuff even if it's not exactly my thing.
andy nicho - I can't argue with that. ;) thx
calis - I really appreciate that. I've been rather...
June 30th, 2007
comixnut - thx. i'm glad you dig. great sb btw
WIP - going to do the colored pencil and alcohol thing with this...
SketchBook: those gouache plants look great. keep at it. ...
those gouache plants look great. keep at it.
the landscapes are solid and you manage to create an impression within a rather subtle range. great cloudwork.
I'm impressed by those life drawings you referred to as 'cubism-like.' I think your super-awesome inking abilities came through on that. It's great to see all the studies, anatomy and otherwise (that...
June 24th, 2007
and some colors on the spider priestess who has so lovingly volunteered her person
June 17th, 2007
SketchBook: huge dump
KromNz - Thx. I'll try, but I have a bad habit of dissapearing :)
AlexC - many thx.
Gleeson - I just wish I could properly handle some super-saturated colors now and then
atlantik - Thx....
Holy crap I love those watercolors. I love seeing art here that I just plain enjoy. Congrats on Blackout.
That sketch with the mirrors has an interesting comp.
By the way, I gave up on the impasto features in Painter. It's one of those things where if you stick with impasto brushes throughout the...
May 1st, 2007
I couldn't help but play with super sculpey firm again today. I've no idea what I'm doing, and I promise I'll stop.
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