Sunday, April 13, 2014

Will Graham and his Dogs- Process

Will Graham and his Dogs

I started with a sketch with the background and 
characters each on separate layers

I refined Will's pose

Here's the sketch showing all layers

I refined all the line work and changed the 
lineart colors

I started painting with a midtone

I used a complimentary color scheme

Flat mid-tones on the characters

Everyone together. I used similar colors
throughout, varying the value

I added cast shadows under characters

 I added shadows on another layer
and highlights as well as a texture over the 

 I replaced the paitned BG 
with a gradient and replaced the tree with 
a more antler-type of foliage.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Artemisia 300 Rise of an Empire-Process

I started with a color palette idea 

& did sketch over top a blue texture

Cleaned up the line work

I started how I might do an acrylic painting with the darks
on a separate layer, but realized this wasn't going in 
the direction I wanted.

On a layer under the line work I did all the midtones

I added shadows on a  multiplied layer

I added highlights using a charcoal brush with some texture
I added a fog png over top and some BG shadows

Friday, November 22, 2013

Sketches I did

Some sketches I did with the students
This one is some stuff from TV shows & Blackfish
 This stuff is from an acting class
where the students had imaginary friends

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

White Gravel Earthwork

An Time Based Earthwork I am working on
from white rock I have found in the gravel in my 
driveway. I picked up a handfull a day
this is from Aug 12/13-Oct 16/13
This video was create using the 1 sec/day app

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

X-mas Bookmark Illo

 A bookmark I did for a comic co. 
Naughty Santa!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Curtis Effigy

Munny I painted to look like Curtis!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Some Drawing Jam Sketches with the Students

These are for a Bi-Weekly Drawing Jam with the Students
The Subject was Emily Haines ;)

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Happy Holidays to All!!

Help Support Christian Children's Fund of Canada
You can sponsor a child for
or choose a gift from the catalogue

You don't have to gift wrap the goats like me :)

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Sketchbook Project 2011

Art House Co-op Sketchbook Project 2011

My Projects Theme is
"Make Mine a Double"

I have chosen to create works based on
Conjoined Twins as cartoonie Pin-ups
Twins are conjoined at the binding and can be viewed as
"individuals" by folding over the other page.
I have also added an anatomical drawing to each
page as well as information regarding conjoined twins.
Fun so far! 10pgs down 30 to go! ;)

Thousands of sketchbooks will be exhibited at galleries and museums as they make their way on tour across the country.

After the tour, all sketchbooks will enter into the permanent collection of The Brooklyn Art Library, where they will be barcoded and available for the public to view.

28769 artists from 94 countries around the world are participating. The tour starts February, 2011.

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