Thursday, September 29, 2011

the new me

My previous avatar has lost favor in my eyes (not that I had any particular favor for him other then his interesting face). So I have decided to move on. This time I chose someone I actually like, Mr. Milton Friedman who also has a cool face. Unfortunately it doesn't size down too well and looks noisy in its small form.*shrug* I have had questions in the past assuming I am an older gentleman which I am not, yet. But my face is not nearly as interesting.
I was thinking about how I would like to do a more complete picture instead of a simple portrait so I may build a story around this face. Stay tuned.

I had enough saved out files that I put together this handy animated gif for your viewing pleasure. You will notice that a lot of the drawing is done at the painting stage. I try to get as close as possible with the drawing and nail the general parameters but I really kind of sculpt it at the painting stages.


Monday, September 26, 2011


My pretty little neighbor. I just needed to get some painting in and this was the available reference.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Sketchbook #49

From the sketchbook.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Coca Cola

A oil painting I did for a Coca Cola related event in Atlanta. If you are in that neighborhood you should be able to see it at the Mason Murer gallery this month.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

fig. 53

I reference a good line/shading balance in the previous post. Though it felt good at the time after a little time to look at this I think its got to much line and has a cartoony look to it. The proportions are close but it doesn't feel very realistic to me now.