Inktober 2017 Skyline Watercolors

If you follow me elsewhere on social media, you know I've got a massive penchant for drawing challenges. Inktober is a perennial favorite, so this year I tackled 31 6x6" watercolor paintings of sunrises and sunsets. Each image was painted from life wherever I happened to be on each day of the month, starting with … Continue reading Inktober 2017 Skyline Watercolors

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Time-Lapse Boats

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

Light in the Eyes

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