Category Archives: Ink, watercolor

Tanei: Initial sketches

Here are some (very) initial sketches of my main character Tanei, in pen and ink. I’m a bit out of my element (and possibly my league) here: I’ve never done character concepting before. I’ll have to study up and see … Continue reading

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Practice Makes Perfect

Here is a new painting, “Practice Makes Perfect.” Oil on canvas, 20×24″: From a reference photo on the WetCanvas RIL. This is an unusually active pose for me – usually I like poses without a lot of implied movement. If … Continue reading

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Figures in Ink

I’ve gotten back into inking this month, which I’m happy about – working with pen and ink is one of my favorite things, and it’s too bad I had to leave it for so long. There’s a limit to how … Continue reading

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Two christmas cards

… no more than sketches, really. I’ve threatened to redo the pine cone, but it hasn’t happened yet – and if I wait much longer, Christmas will be over. I have others planned, such as a red cardinal, a traditional … Continue reading

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First artwork for sale

Hi all, here is my first post! This is the first piece I’ve offered for sale, ever ever – an ink drawing of a rugged and vaguely Western character, drawn from a photo I took of our model Van a … Continue reading

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