Friday, February 20, 2015

Acrylic Attempt

Shaded Trickster


Title: Shaded Trickster
Date: February 18, 2015
Medium: Acrylic on Gessoed Board
Scale: 8" x 10"

Notes: I got sick of not really understanding how acrylic worked and so I thought that this would be a fun experiment. This was just really an attempt to try and get the textures and colors manipulated and really just mixing colors in an illustrative way. All-in-all it was a fun experiment and will definitely lead to more attempts with acrylic.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Fictional Tortoise... A Banner!

Fictional Tortoise Header


Title: Fictional Tortoise Header
Date: February 17, 2015
Medium: Photoshop CS6
Scale: Same as above.

Notes: Ashley 'commissioned' me to make her a banner header for her twitter page. It was a fun project to practice even more realistic painting styles. I also thought it was fun and interesting to make the background look more retro, while slightly realistic as well.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Staring Through

Staring Through


Title: Staring Through
Date: January 29 - February 5, 2015
Medium: Photoshop CS6
Scale: Original is approx. 17" x 23"

Notes: Firstly, thanks to FaeStock on deviantart.
Secondly... I think I got a bit carried away with this photo study. It was originally supposed to just be about that crazy color of hair, but I think somewhere along the way I just had to push through. It was fun and a good testament to how far I've come since I first started digital painting.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Programming

Absolved - Character Portraits


Title: Absolved - Character Portraits
Medium: Pencil, White Ink, Chalk

Notes: The first exploration into my (now currently) BFA project. These are the first character portrait designs for the (potential) graphic novel characters that are in the works. More on these in the coming weeks.
Absolved - Bounty Hunters


Title: Absolved - Bounty Hunters
Medium: Pencil, White Ink

Notes: The Vigilants are a group of basically bounty hunters for hire. I was just sketching around and these two happened to manifest themselves. I'm thinking that these could be some interesting side characters or villains perhaps for Absolved.