Thursday, August 30, 2018

Some illustration work (August 2018)

I've had a couple of illustration gigs this summer. The first one consisted of drawing some superheroes, for what use I do not know. Here are some of them. These are all pretty much pure watercolor. I wish I'd sprung for better watercolor paper. Instead, I used bristol board. The White Wombat is brush and ink and watercolor, while the Kirby-ish one with the Superman knock off was drawn with a mix of brush and ink, Pitt pens, and watercolor. I like stretching my legs in watercolor. It's my favorite painting medium. The client wanted most of these to look like comics from the eighties, and the only really specific instruction I had was to make the Red Queen look like the Black Queen of the Hellfire Club, only in red. These turned out okay and they were fun to do.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Here There Be Monsters

This is the story I did for the Alphabet anthology a couple of years ago. I painted the whole thing in watercolor (perhaps foolishly) because, well, I wanted to get at least some use out of my art degree.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Life Drawing Early 2018

Holy crap, it's been almost a year since I posted any art here. That cannot stand, so here are some pieces I've done at my weekly figure drawing sessions. The piece at the top of this post is a watercolor on Canson sketchbook paper. Turned out surprisingly well, all things considered. The rest is mostly work in graphite pencil.

This last one is a five minute drawing of another artist while the model was on break.

I'll try not to be gone so long next time.

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