So you may recall that I recently participated in the Nasty Women Boston exhibition at the Laconia Gallery to benefit Planned Parenthood and Color of Change. Not only was this an excellent exhibit, with fantastic works from a wide variety of artists championing resistance in the face of all that is happening in our tumultuous political world, but a lot of really awesome things happened to me during the course of the 10 day exhibition period. Continue reading Nasty Women Boston & Beyond
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. Continue reading “Ghosts, Convolution & Undeniability”, 2016 In Progress Shots
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. Continue reading Corpses (A Fear Of), 2016, Animation & Character Cards
Often times I see a lot of illustrators (and a lot of friends!) who use such wonderful graphic tablet devices such as a Cintiq. I’ve always envied these but never really thought it was worth spending the money on one. When I started out in digital illustration, I worked strictly with a mouse. Once my skill grew a bit, I started out with an old, used Wacom Graphire 3 that I bought off of someone for $40 on the internet. It worked out great, but I decided to “upgrade” to something a little newer (the drivers didn’t work anymore), so I bought a Wacom Bamboo.
Continue reading Monoprice Tablet Review & Brooke Portrait In Progress Shots, 2016
This work was an interesting one and was a lot different from what I usually do. I started with this idea of two people making up the majority of a third person. I wasn’t sure how to go about it, so I started sketching some ideas. A big thing I had in mind was a venn diagram, or some sort of overlapping shapes that made up the whole. I did a lot of messing around trying to figure out the shapes and how they should go. Continue reading Bisecting, 2016, In Progress Shots