Gaming in the zone
I’m not sure what this strange illustration came from, but I’ve been doing more gaming lately so it has been in my head a bit more. I had the idea to do something lighter but this illustration got darker and messier as I went. I used watercolors and Sakura Brush Pens for this illustration.
The garden bed
An abstract watercolor painting combining a few different images from the past summer.
Rubee in the field
A little watercolor landscape, this time with the dog. Her sitting while in a field is a rare occurrence indeed. The texture and pattern of the grass was something I wanted to work on a bit on this. I wanted it to appear flat like the hillside makes it look, not stretching off into the…
I don’t know where we are going but I know exactly how to get there might be the motto of the great tracker. “Track. Track. Track,” Ren has said to me at other times.I understood him to mean find the first track, then the next first track, then the one after that. He does not…
Father to son
“The father washes onto the son. He lives inside you as an aspiration, a disappointment, or a fear. Afraid you will never be like him or afraid you will be; he is there in the bones of your emotions. In the voices in your head. In your expectations of yourself. In the shadows of your…
I recently did a portrait of one of my daughter’s favorite fictional characters (see Robyn) and it was on my list to do one for my son. Spiderman was an obvious choice but close runners-up would have been any of the Avengers or a Transformer (Rescue Bots to be precise). Like with the Robyn illustration,…
My daughter and son rewatched Wolfwalkers this past week (our favorite film of 2020) and I thought it would be cool to draw the main protagonist Robyn. I also wanted an excuse to play with the Lyra Groove Triple crayons again. They are water-soluble and have a really rich pastel-like character. The texture turns out…
This was a design I was thinking about for a few days while I was writing this little bit on talent and what that means to me. It was done using my kids Lyra Groove Triple crayons which are water soluble and have a really rich pastel-like character. Nice to work with some media that…