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
It’s been awhile, too long really, but hey check it out I finished a painting! I call it “Forest God”… part dragon, part big cat. I wanted to work on this painting as a practice in composition and in texture (the long hair/fur, and the scales), but also a practice in digital painting techniques. The … More Oh hey, I finished something…
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
Took a little break from original work to do some Game of Thrones fan art (it was bound to happen eventually). I picked up some disposable cardboard coasters in my adventures because I loved the shape and feel of them (yay for found art!), and what better to make out of them but my own … More Game of Thrones Fan Art
I’m sad it has been a long time between posts – it’s a busy time of year for everyone I think. I’ve been caught up in the holidays and a seasonal position at a greeting card company. I’m loving going to work but it’s definitely put a dent in my personal art time. Anyways, to … More A (figure drawing) post amongst the holidays…
I like drawing trees… I tried to make a more interesting tree while experimenting with a new workflow and some new brushes.
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….