Posts Tagged ‘art

24
Jun
15

Sketches

Sketches of "thorny dragons" in preparation for a submission to an anthology coming soon.  Plus sketches of soldiers; I'm enjoying working with ballpoint pen and grey brush pen.

Sketches of “thorny dragons” in preparation for a submission to an anthology coming soon. Plus sketches of soldiers; I’m enjoying working with ballpoint pen and grey brush pen.

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06
Nov
14

Coloring images

We were learning about digital coloring in class and had to choose one of our own images on which to practice, so I chose an old sketch I'd done of Dave Tough the drummer, so here's the color version without a black outline, an the color version with the black outline.

We were learning about digital coloring in class and had to choose one of our own images on which to practice, so I chose an old sketch I’d done of Dave Tough the drummer.¬†Above is the color version without a black outline, and below is the color version with the black outline.

Dave-Tough_CMYK

03
Oct
14

A class assignment

The assignment due this week was to create three autobiographical comic strips in the style of, and with as similar tools as possible, of the artist we were assigned: mine was George Herriman who created/wrote/drew "Krazy Kat," and this is what I came up with for the assignment.

The assignment due this week was to create three autobiographical comic strips in the style of, and with as similar tools as possible, of the artist we were assigned: mine was George Herriman who created/wrote/drew “Krazy Kat,” and this is what I came up with for the assignment.

28
Jun
14

mule skinner

Mule skinner

23
Jun
14

standing sketch

soldier3

10
May
14

Argyle sittin’

Argyle sittin'

10
May
14

Argyle Sketch 2

Argyle Sketch 2

a few changes from the last one, still figuring out what’s going to work best




I'm an artist writing and drawing a graphic novel that takes place during the Second World War. On this blog I will display the sketches I do in researching and preparing for the book. Check out the about page if you'd like to learn more about me, or subscribe to the RSS feed if you'd like to receive updates.