Step By Step #1: Heaven, Hell, and the Impala

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 in art, Journal, painting, process, WIP | 2 Comments
Step By Step #1: Heaven, Hell, and the Impala

Giving a new thing a try– compiling my process photos and giving a little step-by-step walk through of my work. I love seeing process photos because it gives such insight into how an artist approaches a piece and since I tend to take a lot of progress pictures of my work, I thought sharing my […]

Night of the Living Shred: Skate Deck Art Show!

Posted on May 4, 2014 in art, Art Show, Game of Thrones, Paintings, portrait | 2 Comments
Night of the Living Shred: Skate Deck Art Show!

  Friday night I was fortunate enough to be included in The Night of the Living Shred: Skate Deck Art Show at Maximum Hesh. There was such an array of talent being showcased and I was honored to be in the company of such amazing artists. Not gonna lie- I don’t know the first thing […]

Twitter Quick Sketches

Posted on Mar 30, 2014 in art, Journal, portrait, sketches | No Comments
Twitter Quick Sketches

Sometimes I take to Twitter, asking my followers to make requests of people they want to see me draw. I really like doing this because it gives me practice working quickly, and makes me draw people I normally wouldn’t consider drawing. These quick sketches are usually done sitting on the couch in front of the […]

Group Life Drawing Session – March

Posted on Mar 16, 2014 in art, Journal, WIP | No Comments
Group Life Drawing Session – March

This weekend I went to a figure drawing group at the Uforge Gallery, lead by the amazingly awesome Kristilyn of Zombie Romance. I am ashamed to admit it, but I haven’t done a life drawing session in ages. Drawing from life is essential to the art making process- it teaches you how to interpret contour, […]

Out with the Old — In with the New!

Posted on Feb 21, 2014 in Journal | 2 Comments
Out with the Old — In with the New!

H’ok. So. Hi. If you’ve just so happened to come across this site and stumbled upon this blog….HELLO! HOW ARE YOU? NICE TO SEE YOU! *cough* Right. This is my brand spanking new, state-of-the-art, all leather interior, top-of-the-line, fuel efficient website….or something. Basically, this is a place to post my art, blog about art, share […]

3 Life Lessons Learned through Art for Artists and Non-Artists Alike

Posted on Apr 10, 2013 in art, painting | 3 Comments
3 Life Lessons Learned through Art for Artists and Non-Artists Alike

1. If something isn’t right, you have two options: Leave it alone and live with it — or do everything in your power to make it better. When I was 20 years old I was taking a college drawing class and working from a live model. I had a 3/4 view of the girl’s face […]

The First Post of Hopefully Many

Posted on Apr 6, 2013 in art, Paintings, Scenic Art | 4 Comments
The First Post of Hopefully Many

As if the world needs another blog… …I said to myself as I dabbed sienna paint onto a steep silver staircase with a “rust” soaked sea sponge. My mind tends to wander as I paint scenery- especially avant-garde opera sets which are very large and sometimes very strange (though aesthetically pleasing once you get the […]