SmArt School

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
SmArt School

Well, my SmArt School class has come to an end. It’s been a long few months but I’m sad to see it go. I’m working full time as an Art Director so I had to pull a lot of late nights to get the work done which left me a walking zombie at times. Totally […]

Drawing is a wave

Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in Blog | No Comments
Drawing is a wave

In an article I once read, a musician (maybe Jimi Hendrix?) was quoted as saying that “music is a wave”. It is not still but rather, is intertwined with time, its form changing with every split second. Drawing is a wave, too. It also travels through time, transforming with every small stroke. The difference is […]

Reaching Treasure Island

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Here’s the first piece of my Treasure Island series. It needs some minor tweaking, but I’ve been staring at it for so long I think I’m going to set it aside and move forward to the next one. I love painting pirates!

Happy Halloween!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Head study for my smArt School class. Inspired by Greg Manchess’ rendition of Bride of Frankenstein. Now the fun part: paint it over again traditionally using this digital color study as a guide.

Illumination

Posted by on Oct 19, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

I installed a light I had sitting around in my drafting table drawer. It works as a light table with the glass top, but also keeps my pencils easily visible late at night. Of course the pencil I need is always the shortest one in the drawer. I bought an array of pens after seeing […]

Skeleton Crew

Posted by on Sep 28, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Speaking of reference, I found this cool skeleton at the party store. I just need to fashion him a jacket. He’s smiling now but what he doesn’t know is that I’m going to have to break his arms and fingers for the photo shoot!!