I had a ton of fun wrapping up these watercolor paintings for my top-tier backers on the Baggywrinkles Kickstarter last week. Here's a look at the final lineup of paintings: Clockwise from upper left, we've got El Galeon (hiding behind PDX YAR's First Mate), L'Hermione, Brig Niagara, and Kalmar Nyckel (in disguise under a different … Continue reading Time-Lapse Boats
As you may've noticed, I've spent the last three(ish) months working on The 100 Day Project, a creative game of sorts where participants try to create something every day for 100 days. I chose to illustrate meaningful objects from my life with little vignettes of text. The final collection, A Life in Objects, is now … Continue reading A Life in Objects: PDF & Print Edition
Something a little different today: a process GIF from a recent illustration commission! This cat portrait was done start-to-finish in Manga Studio with Frenden's blue pencil and Hairpin Sable inker brushes. You notice how the cat really comes alive in that last frame when the white highlights in the eyes come into play? Every time … Continue reading Light in the Eyes
Those of you following me on social media may've noticed a new series of drawings going up over the last couple weeks! I'm participating in The 100 Day Project, which comes to us via Elle Luna and The Great Discontent. The premise of this project is simple: make something every day for 100 days. That's all. … Continue reading The 100 Day Project
So as some of you may or may not be aware, I sit next to my friend Erika Moen when working at Periscope Studio. She takes a lot of reference photos for her fantastic comic, Oh Joy, Sex Toy, and since we're perpendicular to one another I'm in a seriously ideal position to photobomb basically all of … Continue reading “Bombshells” are Here!
Hi friends, Emerald City Comicon is upon us in just a couple weeks, which means it's time for pre-show commission sign-ups! Here's the drill: I have a limited number of slots for folks to get artwork done before the show—this means a little more care and attention can go into your pieces, and they'll be ready to pick … Continue reading Emerald City: Pre-Show Commissions & Show Details
As you've probably all noticed, this month's Inktober challenge has morphed into something of a themed exercise for me. I've been illustrating my horrible little self-doubt demon in his many forms, trying to name some of the fears and anxieties that everyone deals with (in one form or another) when they sit down to make … Continue reading Inktober-In-Progess: Dealing with Demons