Richie Hines

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The Autumn Ballerina

The Autumn Ballerina

I never know when inspiration is going to hit, but I’m very happy when it does. The inspiration for this piece came from my friend Katie Rodgers‘ (PaperFashion) Instagram story a few months back. She had hosted a sketching workshop…

Finding Yuki through Trail And Error

Finding Yuki through Trail And Error

Finding the right balance of styles for “Lost in the Crowd” has been a lot of trial and error. I’ve been trying to find my drawing rhythm. When I say rhythm, I mean my natural flow when I draw. I…

Insta Coffee Sketch

Insta Coffee Sketch

I know I’ve said it before, but coffee really is my favorite medium to paint with. It has such a soft rich color. This Study Sketch is from a series I started 2 years ago. I call the series “Insta…

Linda Vojtova

Linda Vojtova

Back in 2011, I was asked to be apart of the Linda Vojtova‘s New York Exhibit highlighting her amazing career. This painting was one I did for it, but ended up using a different one. Looking back, I still really…

Lucy & the Cupcake

Lucy & the Cupcake

In honor of seeing my friends Max, Sherri, & the Bemis Family tomorrow… this sketch of their daughter Lucy seemed like the right post. Lucy really needs her own comic book. I am starting on a handful of commissions today…

Miyako 眞鍋 都 (Miiiyaaakooo)

Miyako 眞鍋 都 (Miiiyaaakooo)

Drawing faces is one of those things that never gets old. I enjoy it so much. Peoples’ faces are so expressive and interesting. It’s such a fascinating subject-matter. Miyako’s portrait was another by-product of stumbling onto a photo that looked…

Gemma Charcoal Study

Gemma Charcoal Study

I tried my best to get the Inspiration Friday post up today. It looks beautiful (if I may say so myself)! Sadly, I didn’t finish it in time, so, it will be up next week instead. I hope you like…

Dancing Lines

Dancing Lines

Some images, the moment I see them, I know I will draw them. This one of my friend Stacy King of the amazing band Sucré was one of those images. I loving drawing images from extreme perspective or images with…

Curious Life of Yuki

Curious Life of Yuki

The first chapter of “Lost in the Crowd” is going to be Chapter 0. Taking place 5-10 years before the start of the main story, this chapter follows Yuki, so I’ve been focused on finishing her design. She is a…

Lost in Sketches.

Lost in Sketches.

I decided this year I was going to turn my self filter off, and share my process. I started to notice a really bad habit of only posting final finished pieces. I think the habit started right around when social…

Camille’s Midnight Stroll

Camille’s Midnight Stroll

“Camille has been around longer than anyone alive. One would think that out-living everyone one that you know would be a solemn and sobering experience. Not for her. She has very much enjoyed it. Where she lives, all of the…

Inka Williams – Study Sketches

Inka Williams – Study Sketches

I’ve been doing a lot of Character study sketches over the years. This one is of Model Inka Williams of IMG Models. I have so much fun doing these little simple pencil and coffee study sketches. If you haven’t tried…