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….