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Artist Danny Roberts Portrait of Katiusha Feofanova

Magazine Cover

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 cover using pencil, color pencil, watercolor and pen on Arches Watercolor Paper. If you’re one of my Patrons, I just posted a time-lapse video of the drawing. Also, This drawing was part of my monthly original art giveaway on Patreon as well. If you want to win prizes like this click here and become a patron. :)

Danny Roberts Ballerina Animation Video

Animation Video

The Ballerina Animation

I’ve been slowly and clumsily learning how to animate. This is my most recent attempt. I hope you like it.
The music is by Lydia Cole for our up coming album for the Dream Walking Society.
Let me know if you want to see more of these ;)

Inspiration friday excepts out of danny roberts book of inspiration, for igorandandre siren project

Inspiration Friday

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 project we worked on called “The Siren Who Loved”. The book is 355 pages. None of the pictures are mine, just images found on-line. I’m really excited how it turned out. Even though the book is just an “in-house” book, I wanted to post a few excerpts out of each section, in hopes it inspires yawl. Hope you like it.

Act 1

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Act 2

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Act 3

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Act 4

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Act 5

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Act 6

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Artist Danny Roberts Digital painting Portrait of australian blogger Jessica Stein and her daughter Rumi

Portrait

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 techniques when I paint. Most the experiments have been done Digitally due to the quick turn around time (no paint drying 😏👍). In this painting I was working on blending less and using large blocks of color to imply shape. I’m really happy with how it turned out. It is always fun drawing friends.

If you are a Patron you can download the full version of this art on Patreon.

Artist Danny Roberts sketch of Russian ballerina Postnova Stanislava rubytear Video thumbnail

Sketch Video

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 on Christmas morning.

Instead of toys this year, my amazing family helped me out with art supplies that I needed and this was my first drawing getting to break them in. Postnova Stanislava (aka Ruby.Tear) is the Russian ballerina that inspired these sketches. If you have followed my work, for a period of time, I’m sure you have noticed a pattern that I fall into. Where someone Inspires me, I tend to draw them lot… I don’t know what causes it or why it happens. Such is life. I say all of this just to warn you this isn’t my last time drawing Postnova. 😉

The music in the video is by one my favorite singer / songwriters Lydia Cole. The honesty and purity of her voice blows me away every time I hear it. Her music is on repeat playing in the background when I’m drawing. Please check her out she is an incredible human being.

For those who have helped support me on Patreon over the last few months, I am forever grateful. Thank you! 🙏

Lastly, if you are trying to post a comment and the form keeps requiring a url. That is a bug i just fixed so just refresh the page a few times and you should be able to post a comment without having a website. :) Please do comment and say hi. I love hearing from you.

Sketch of Russian ballerina Postnova Stanislava rubytear by danny Roberts pencil and charcoal.
Artist Danny Roberts Black and white valentine beautiful girl portrait.

恋 - Love

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, the kind that are the most precious, the kind you don’t realize their importance until they pass you by. 

*The second drawing was inspired by Joseph Lorusso’s painting called “playing their song”. ;)

Black and white sketch by danny roberts of a couple at the paino inspired by Joseph Lorusso playing their song painting私があなたのために演奏するときに柔らかく歌う
a Couple sitting in a boat romantic love Danny Roberts valentines
Black and white drawing of a couple cuddling romance love danny roberts artWill you Enjoy the Quiet Times?
Danny Roberts and Girl sitting sipping coffee black and white love story
Will you place your hand in mine cursive writingWill you place your hand in mine
Will you be my Valentine drawing hands holding valentine igor and andre
Artist Danny Roberts Portrait of model blogger portrait of Aimee song of Song of Style.

Blogger Portrait Series

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, amazing, and a hard working person. Check out her blog songofstyle.com.

This painting is drawn in pen and colored digitally.

Lastly, I’m uploading the a Coloring Book Version of this piece to Patreon. There are 3 days left to be in the running for the giveaway of one of my original drawings by becoming a patron on my Patreon. Subscriptions start $1 a month.