Grasping at Threads

Considering the post before this notes my abysmal completion rate on projects, I won’t dwell. Instead let’s jump in to checking out this exploration in charcoal and gold leaf! I was inspired by an artist whose work I ran across in the Honshin Gallery in Sedona, Arizona last fall. Nicholas Kirsten-Honshin practices meditative painting and … More Grasping at Threads

The Wind Rises

DeviantArt recently ran a contest in honor of Miyazaki’s new (and final) movie that comes out in theaters this weekend. I didn’t win (otherwise there would’v been many more exclamation marks in the title of this post. Anyways, I’m a huge Miyazaki fan and I can hardly do his work justice, but this was my … More The Wind Rises

War Paint

Here’s my latest piece – I wanted to work with a more restricted palette to work on my brush-stroke technique and lighting. Color gets a little overwhelming for me… I’m pretty happy with it and would love any feedback as I’m always trying to improve my work….