There’s been a lot going on in my life the past few months. Selling a house, getting ready for a baby.
I’ve also been putting a lot of thought into where I want to take my career as an artist. With the baby coming my art time is going to be of high value. Forever seeing that the perpetual glass is half-full, I see this has a great opportunity to really focus on what needs to get done, and where I want to go.
Comics have always been a direction I’ve wanted to move towards, and I think this year might be the year where I actually start putting pen to panel.
Regarding this past month, with most of my commissions and fall/winter projects finished, I’ve been able to do some pieces just for fun. Let me know what you think in the comments:
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Ever since I first started posting drawings on social media, I always wanted to do one of those “#meettheartist” things. After several years of wanting to do one, I finally got around to actually doing one. So here it is! Let me know what you think.
Continue reading Meet the Artist
Over the past month I’ve been wildly busy with projects that I’ve barely been able to keep up with it! I’ll be posting updates over the next few days of what some of those projects have been (Note: Some are still under wraps so I can’t say anything about them yet).
Firstly, I’ve continued my work with Screen14 Pictures’ Jack Marshall Can’t Do This which is a transmedia webseries. One of the characters, Donni Lawrence, draws comics and posts them on her Instagram. Below are same of my favorite I’ve done so far (keep in mind a lot of the humor comes from in-jokes from the show). They are drawn by me, and written by Grant & Victoria Hansen.
Continue reading What I’ve been up too (part 1)
Over the last year I’ve had the opportunity to do some character drawings from the upcoming blockbuster Star Wars: The Last Jedi for MakingStarWars.net
Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi
One of my goals with my Sketch Wars project is to encourage others to draw and to draw often. After finding several other drawing clubs on Instagram I decide to start my own!
I’ll be posting drawing prompts from time to time on my Instagram and Twitter.
First up we did drawings of TIE Fighters as I’ve wanted to draw a TIE Fighter for a really long time.
You can view the other amazing entries under the hashtag #SketchWarsDrawingClub on both Instagram and Twitter.
This TIE Fighter was drawn digitally and then colored using Copic Markers.
I always have the desire to do non-Star Wars drawings, but for some reason I rarely do them. Something I would like to change.
On Instagram, @LifeForm.co has a weekly drawing club based on a key word. Last week that key word was: He-Man, so I thought it would be fun to participate.
The concept is obvious. He-Man holding Skeletor’s head like Hamlet holds the skull during his famous soliloquy. To solidify the idea, the text, “To be or…Whatever” is placed at the top. That phrase just popped into my head while drawing. Not sure if it ultimately belongs, but the drawing just looked empty without it. Maybe it’s Skeletor saying it, rather than He-Man?
What do you think?
[Copic Sketch Markers and Pigma Pens on Cardstock ]