“Your creative license” review

January 10, 2011Book Review

Still don’t have a scanner this week, so I can’t upload some new sketches I did. Here’s a book review instead (my first)! Your creative license by Danny Gregory Interestingly, this is categorized as a self-help book. If you’re the type of person with a strict daily routine, and never do anything remotely artistic, then … Read More

I’m on DeviantArt

January 1, 2011News

Decided to put up a page on DeviantArt. I initially resisted the idea because it seems like the bulk of deviantart is populated by teens who like to draw fanart (whereas i’m not a teen and i haven’t done fanart since college). But after the insistence of one of my teachers, c.m butzer, I thought … Read More

Starting work on new project

December 26, 2010News

No new drawings this week, since I don’t have access to a scanner. I’ve mostly been doing research for a new book project. I had an idea while looking through the promotions paper companies make. I really want to make a book that has different paper stocks, papers sizes, die-cuts etc. The book will be … Read More

Boy and bear new illustration

December 17, 2010New art work, Silkscreen

I finished a new illustration of a boy wrestling/ hugging a bear. I originally wanted the picture to be unambiguous and show the boy and bear play fighting. But then some people to whom I showed preliminary sketches thought it was a dangerous situation for the boy, so i toned it down and it seems … Read More

Comic work-in-progress

December 12, 2010New art work

These past few months I’ve been working on a comic. I’ve completed the first part of the comic, but I don’t plan on making it available until I’ve completed the story. The comic is a sci-fi story about alien encounters. Ideally it would be a serial with a different alien race in each chapter. The … Read More

Figure drawing week 4

December 1, 2010Sketches

Today was my last day taking the figure drawing class. I don’t know that my figure drawing got better, but I think I’m better able to draw people from memory.

Figure Drawing week 3

November 29, 2010figure drawing, Sketches

Last week was split between a male and female model. An interesting observation of these two models is that both of them look angry while posing. I wonder if it’s because they don’t really like posing, and if they don’t like it why do they do it? On another topic, I finished a sketchbook in … Read More