December 9, 2014

Texture Reference Swatches

Because I'm working on a world inspired by nature and plant biology I've been doing studies of microscopic or heavily magnified materials.  Here are a bunch of arrangements to fuel future textures and shapes!

Full Pages:


Close-ups:
















December 7, 2014

Ink Sketches - Finished book 2!

Book 3 of these small compositions is already purchased and ready to get filled up.  Really love this casual ongoing project





November 9, 2014

Ink Sketches

Only about 6 pages left until a second small ink observational book reaches its end.  They are really fun to sneak in here and there. 




November 2, 2014

Costumed Monsters Lineup

After inking these characters, I've now photographed them and am going to create digital mock-ups to help figure out the colors and rendering.
Yup, I'm a wuss and don't want to wreck what little traditional work I've made in a hurry...if you've got a favorite one let me know!





October 8, 2014

Caricature posting catchup pt. 1

I'm pretty sure I'm a month overdue in scanning and posting people.

Here's some of the most recent ones continuing the struggles of likeness, style, approach, and fun...yes, despite those struggles it is still one of my favorite things.















September 15, 2014

Ink Sketches!

More sketches done from life with a S size Faber-Castell and some col-erase for value separation.

Some of these were from the local Biodiversity Museum.





September 9, 2014

Dr. Friction - Character Model

Here's a character model sheet I made for CGSpectrum - he's going to be used in the modeling course.  Here's hoping he's fun to build, and I also have a small hope he could get rigged some day so I can find out how someone would interpret his personality.