Monday, April 28, 2014

New Canvas Painting

I relaxed over the weekend (still a bit sick) and took some time to work on a canvas piece. This is a 16" x 20" canvas painted in acrylics with lots of mixed media elements (prints and stuff available at Society6). I wanted to do a profile with big blue circle/swirly hair but didn't have a plan beyond that. I think I must have had Klimt on the brain because I'm seeing a style resemblance. Wasn't intentional but I clearly had circles, squares and gold paint on the brain!

I have some more mixed media paintings on the go and hope to have a few more up for sale soon. This one is available! If you want to buy it, send me a note here.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Vomit Fairy

I've been missing in action for a couple of weeks with good intentions. I had been trying to aim for an art heavy schedule to get new items in my store and lots of fresh new art to sell and then BAM! Flu! Today is day six of a really evil virus. In honour of laying in bed whimpering like a baby for most of the past week, I made this hideous little vomit fairy tonight. He's not very friendly and I'm looking forward to kicking his smarmy face out of my house. On the bright side, I did manage to catch up on a lot of sleep. Yay?

Below are a few life drawings from a couple of recent sessions earlier this month. Still digging the Staedtler ball point pen a lot. So smoooooth! No correcting mistakes though and I have to admit that I miss my gummy eraser.

I have a bunch of mixed media canvas pieces on the go, though they didn't see much action this week. I should have some new stuff to post for next week though. It's been a fun change up from digital illustrations.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Cowboys and Pretty Girls

Here's a set of old school cowboys done in marker and ink for a trade to an art friend. They're all based on photos (Gary Cooper, Paul Newman and a random fisherman from google). Had lots of fun drawing these. I love old cowboys and classic movies.

Below is my new coloring book, a hand-bound 12 pager of pretty girls for adult coloring. I say adult coloring since there is some minimal nudity and maybe a risque pose or two. Actually, I think all of my coloring books are for adults. I'm not very good at drawing fluffy and cute I guess.