Foliage Study

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Concept Art week. This is one of my first digital paintings, from 2016. I sat on the stone steps in front of our townhouse with the smallest-size Wacom tablet hooked into a cheap laptop. I painted the foliage that I could see just beyond the parking lot, and I thought “maybe this whole digital thing… Continue reading Foliage Study

Close-up of Characters on Pelkern Card

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Week 3 of the three week break between chapters. Next week I post Page 46, the cover page for Chapter 3. This is a close-up of the characters from the Pelkern card. I’m especially happy with how Carolyn turned out. I partially based her pose off of Caravaggio’s painting David with the head of Goliath… Continue reading Close-up of Characters on Pelkern Card

Close-up of Lineart: Ace and Carolyn

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I got a new digital drawing tablet in an early Black Friday sale, and I am loving it. I can get more fluid and dynamic lines with this tablet than I could with my last one. This is the line-art of Ace and Carolyn from an upcoming page. I am also getting better at drawing… Continue reading Close-up of Lineart: Ace and Carolyn

Concept Art: Anatomy Study

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Over the holiday vacation, I took the opportunity to brush up on my human anatomy. I read and sketched the diagrams from my favorite anatomy book, David K Rubins’ Anatomy for Artists. This is one of the sketches from those studies. I’m currently working on Pages 49-50. Unfortunately I won’t be able to post Page 49… Continue reading Concept Art: Anatomy Study