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The Latri/ Tree Girl – Part 1 Oil Painting

The Latri/ Tree Girl – Part 1 Oil Painting

Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on four oil paintings. Yesterday I put in a lot of time on this oil painting, to finish the dead layer. The character is starting to come to life. The Latri is…

The Dead Layer

The Dead Layer

I’m currently learning how to oil paint like the old flemish painters. This painting is at the second phase of the Flemish technique called the Dead Layer or the Dead Color Layer. This comes after the brown under painting where…

A Parting Gift – Digital Painting

A Parting Gift – Digital Painting

For those following my instagram stories over the last few weeks, you have got to see the birth of this piece. It started out as one of my daily gesture sketches of an old editorial of Mona Johannesson. I had…

Luma Grothe – Daily Gesture Sketches

Luma Grothe – Daily Gesture Sketches

Over the last month I started doing two gesture sketches every day in order to improve on my drawing skills. Today I sketched Brazilian model Luma Grothe. I used pencil on 9 by 12 inch water color paper.

Seated Lighting Study Sketch

Seated Lighting Study Sketch

Part of my daily routine, I’ve been doing a couple gesture Study Sketches a day. I’ve been working a lot lately on improving my shading and rending lighting. This was a study drawing I did of Model Mona Johannesson. I…

Lucy Jean Bemis

Lucy Jean Bemis

A few months back I did a couple of portraits of my friends’ kids. This illustration is of my friends’ Max & Sherri Bemis’s daughter, Lucy Jean Bemis. Lucy has a really fun personality to draw. I used pen and…

Ezaki Nanaho

Ezaki Nanaho

My third portrait in my new series “Portraits of Japan” is of Ezaki Nanaho. I stumbled onto Ezaki Nanaho via Instagram. I really like how this portrait turned out. I did the sketch with pencil and colored it digitally. :)

Natsume Mito – なつめみと

Natsume Mito – なつめみと

I started learning Japanese a week and a half ago. Everything I read about learning the language said I needed to fully immerse hearing the language. Which brings me to Natsume Mito. I’ve been listening to a lot of music…

Laura O’Grady Speed Painting Video

Laura O’Grady Speed Painting Video

I finally got around to editing the stop motion speed painting video of painting Laura O’Grady. The Video turned out better than i thought i would be. It’s a tricky thing painting a negative but i love the result.  The Music…

Dancing With Strings

Dancing With Strings

Yay! Happy Inspiration Friday, my friends! So i posted the song i wrote the other day. Let me know what you think of it :) The lovely Miss Stacy King is going to do vocals for it. I’m really really…

Iris Egbers Top Newcomers Spring 2011

Iris Egbers Top Newcomers Spring 2011

So today has been a big time multi-tasking day… I’m currently exporting a new video i edited for you all. I’m excited to show you it.Also about to leave for the Lumber yard, Cause i’m finally going to build some…

Anastasia Krivosheeva’s Technicolor Dreams

Anastasia Krivosheeva’s Technicolor Dreams

My brother & I are branching out into photography, and I’m happy to finally post some of the photos I took this last summer during the few months I was living with my friend and photographer, Chadwick Tyler in NYC….