In Wolves' Clothing, 2016

In Wolves’ Clothing, 2016, In Progress Pics

Little preface here on this work. I started like any other work… not knowing what the heck I was doing. I had one vision in mind (I was going to go for simple colors, maybe even just black and white) but as I worked on the piece, more things started to emerge giving me more

"The Black Hole Triptych" Series

New Devil Street Decks Project – “The Black Hole Triptych”

I am excited to announce the new piece in conjunction with Devil Street Decks titled “The Black Hole Triptych”. After the first round of success with “Bones” in 2014, Devil Street Decks approached me and asked me what kind of ideas I had for another three board series. I had seen triptych (or more) deck

Wounded, 2016

Wounded, 2016, In Progress Pics

Just wanted to share with you some of the in progress pictures I have for my work “Wounded”. This is less of an overall in progress chart and shows more of the steps I went through to finalize it. I thought by picture 3 I was done — but something felt off about it and

Artist Series Calendar 2017: Nature

2017 Artist Series Calendar: Nature

The 2017 Artist Series calendar is now available! 11 artists, some returning, created their own renditions of various elements of nature for 2017! About the Calendar Every year I curate a calendar of illustrations based on a theme. It started as just a fun project to do with artist friends in 2013, but every year people

How to Render a Bruise Step by Step

How To: Rendering a Bruise in Photoshop Hope this brief step-by-step guide helps show you how I make a bruise. If you have any requests for other digital step-by-steps or tutorials, send them in!

Overview, 2012

Born to Fly Opening Reception

Join us for an opening reception for our Juried Art Show, “Born to Fly!”, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Awards announced at 7:00 p.m. Cash bar and light refreshments. The exhibit continues through October 16, 2016 and will be on display during the museum’s normal hours of operation. Regular admission. The 2nd annual Juried Art Show

Kamille, 2016

Kamille, 2016, In Progress, Insights

You’ve probably by now seen a lot of my in progress shots and how the works are created. I wanted to go a little more in depth and talk about some of the technical aspects of creating a work such as this one. Here’s the completed work, for reference of course: There were a few

Ghosts, Convolution, & Undeniability

“Ghosts, Convolution & Undeniability”, 2016 In Progress Shots

I had this idea for a triptych… It took me a while, but I wanted to do something with transparencies, the end result being some PNGs that could be overlaid onto one image and make an entirely different image. The full name of the work, the final composite piece seen as the very last image,

Corpses (A Fear Of) Animation

Corpses (A Fear Of), 2016, Animation & Character Cards

Anyone who follows me on my blog on Tumblr knows for some reason I’ve been really getting into some small looping animations, whether it’s the blinking of an eye as seen in my Worlds series, or the shifting of smoke, or even the drift of snow, as seen below. I took a break away from

Basic Digital Coloring Tutorial Preview

Basic Digital Coloring Tutorial

Per request, I made this basic digital coloring tutorial in photoshop. I just colored the skin on his face, but I go through a lot of the steps I use for coloring. I go through my tools, how to put lineart on a separate layer (two different ways), different blending methods, and briefly go over