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MonaJohannesson – Daily Gesture Sketches

MonaJohannesson – Daily Gesture Sketches

A study sketch of Swedish model Mona Johannesson. I really enjoy doing these simple studies with Coffee & Pencil on arches water color. I need to get back doing daily gesture sketches.

Into the Forest
Taeri Kang – 강태리テリテリ

Taeri Kang – 강태리テリテリ

I wanted to improve on my color work, so I’ve been doing a series of one-day digital color studies. I came across Taeri Kang on Instagram a few months ago. She has a look that caught my eye. I found…

Katiusha Feofanova Vogue

Katiusha Feofanova Vogue

I’ve been following Russian model Katiusha Feofanova’s career for a lot of years. I first drew her back in 2011. So when I saw she was on a Vogue cover I was really excited to draw it. I drew the…

Nozomi Iijima

Nozomi Iijima

A month ago I stumbled on to the Instagram account of ballerina Nozomi Iijima. She is First soloist at the Houston Ballet. I did this portrait of her with Pencil & Charcoal on animation paper. I hope you like it…

The Siren Inspiration Book

The Siren Inspiration Book

Since we all need Inspiration from time to time, may I present the The Siren Inspiration Book Part 1. I made this book years ago for my friends Sophie Ward and Stacy King to be an inspiration for a collaboration…

Jessica Stein + Rumi

Jessica Stein + Rumi

I meet Jessica Stein (tuulavintage.com) a few years ago when she was out in California. She is an incredibly kind person, and when she had her beautiful daughter Rumi, I had to paint them. :) Lately, I’ve been trying different…

Postnova Stanislava – Ballerina Study

Postnova Stanislava – Ballerina Study

It’s funny how the littlest things remind me of being a kid. Making this video I couldn’t help but be reminded of that childhood feeling from when you first get to play with new toys that you just opened up…

Will You…

Will You…

Valentines day. Love. After taking a few years off from making Valentines, I sat to consider what to make this year. With my eyes closed this little visual love story came to life. I wanted to capture the simple moments,…

Aimee Song – Song of Style

Aimee Song – Song of Style

It’s hard to believe it’s been 3 years since my last portrait in the Blogger Portrait Series. I’m happy to bring the series back to life with my friend Aimee Song. I meet Aimee back around 2008-2009. She is kind,…

Kimono Girl

Kimono Girl

first of all, let me introduce my newest painting in my ‘Portraits of Japan‘ series. Inspired by a Daoko song 🎶 called fireworks 💥 Risa Nakamura (里砂 中村) inspired the look of the model. Selecting the right Kimono fabrics was…

I’m on Patreon!

I’m on Patreon!

I’m so excited to finally be on Patreon! I have really fun content for you on there. With your support you get access to full res downloads, behind the scenes videos, coloring book pages, .PSDs and more. So glad to…