Posted in October 2011

5 minute gestures…

5 minute gestures…

5 minute gesture sketches today – 4th day in a row getting something down in my sketchbook!  It’s good practice that’s for sure.  Comments welcome as always. Advertisements

Sketchbook Pages 10-26-2011

Sketchbook Pages 10-26-2011

I’ve started up a sketchbook and am doing my best to doodle/draw/sketch something in it almost every day.  It’s good to get back to the pencil and paper, it keeps me from getting wrapped up too much into the technical side of digital art and keeps me focused on fundamentals and repetition.  I’m not trying … Continue reading

New brushes

New brushes

Been having fun experiments with new brush settings and techniques, thought I’d share one example…..hopefully more to follow.\

Texture sketches

Texture sketches

Been playing with some new techniques for getting texture integrated into my sketches.  Made some quick doodle sketches with some custom brushes I developed.  Pretty happy with the brushes, the sketches are just for exercise but every drawing helps. Click for full size…    

Figure Class Paintings

Figure Class Paintings

These are two of my better 25 minute paintings from tonight’s figure drawing session at Rich Brimer’s studio.  This is only my 8th figure drawing session over a span of 7 months but even so I feel like my speed has improved exponentially and I’ve been able to practice my technique over that 7 month … Continue reading

Daniel Craig Portrait

Daniel Craig Portrait

Portrait painting from a photograph reference, decided to show some progress shots along the way.  Please comment! Finished Piece (approximately 1.5 hours of painting in Corel Painter):  Please click to view all the detail in FULL-SIZE!! Progression:  Please click to view all the detail in FULL-SIZE!!

Eye Study

Eye Study

I was planning on painting a full face and got hung up on just one eye.  Trying to come up with an interesting stylized version that still had a realistic feel to it.