1/31/10

Some randomness

Trying to find the right skin/hair combination:



Here is a quick sketch of Superman's head and shoulders.  I love the gestural marks I make when I'm quickly sketching something:

1/16/10

Visual evolution

These illustrations chart the evolution of an idea.  The first draft:


The second draft:



The third draft:


The major conceptual shift between the first and second draft was nerve racking, but the end result was worth it.


1/8/10

Odds and ends


This is a still life commissioned by my mom.  It's 20" x 24" and completed in acrylic.





CNBC personality Larry Kudlow



The following two images are studies done for a friend's tattoo.





This is a colored pencil sketch that is unintelligible to anyone besides me and a few other people so I'm not going to even try and explain it.  I really enjoy working with colored pencils but it's hard to achieve a full value spectrum (white to black / light to dark).  I need to experiment with a watercolor washes.