Long-haul readers of the blog will recall that I have a habit of drawing 100 Hands every now and then, thanks to an exercise set by my mentor Eben Matthews ages ago . Last week I finished my annual pilgrimage, which I now present here for your viewing pleasure. References include: Pixelovely Reference Tool, Animopus … Continue reading 100 Hands – December 2014 Edition
A couple months ago I was delighted to receive an email from Glenn Fleishman, who some of you might remember as the fella who interviewed me for The New Disruptors earlier this year, asking if I wanted to work on an article about an imaginary friend for his publication The Magazine. I love the idea … Continue reading Process Post: Black Hand
In honor of completing my story for Cartozia #3 last week, I decided to do a little warm-up sketch of my two protagonists on Sunday. Meet Grumley and Bumley, cantankerous fishermen at large. I've also been trying to get back into the habit of doing warm-up sketches on a more regular basis, so here are … Continue reading Monday Sketchdump
More weekly challenge stuff. Focused on high-contrast faces this week to get more decisive about laying down blacks: And thanks again to everyone who came out to the workshops this week! It was great to see so many of you there. I've posted my lecture notes from the Freelance Badassery talk on Tumblr if you wanna … Continue reading Spottin’ Blacks
New challenge. Did this one early because horses make me SUPER NERVOUS. I've seriously never drawn one before IN MY ENTIRE LIFE. Referenced a couple great artists for this like Joe Weatherly and Claire Wendling, then did a few from photographs. Just like the 50 Shoes exercise, this felt really awkward and clumsy to begin … Continue reading Horses
A couple challenges from the last few weeks. Remember you can always join in on these suckers by heading over to the Artistic Veggies tumblr! A new challenge goes live every Monday. I've also been blasting through the last of my Kickstarter custom comics! Thank goodness for that. The most recent strip was a requested … Continue reading Suits, Heads, & Other Sundries
Some sketches of Greek statues from a current exhibit at the Portland Art Museum. Extreeeeeeemely delayed portraits for Kickstarter backers. An anniversary commission. Aaand some anteaters. Because AWWW.