Saturday, December 10, 2011

warm up still life

about 10 minutes...then the urge to drink my coffee became too strong :)

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Poster for "Illustrating the Commentary"

Ok, I got annoyed at those "Make art, not war" shirts, so I figured I'd return to the source, Sun Tzu...if it's good enough for an ancient Chinese master, should be good enough for everyone, right?

Obviously, done as a Chinese propaganda poster. Photoshop.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Alien Mountain Goat

For the Madrid short story, another of the 3 illustrations in progress. Approx. 45 mins.

Ok, here's the last one before I submit for the anthology.

I have until Friday to fix it for class, but the anthology entry is due now ;) I got some great suggestions, some of them I couldn't implement in the time I have, but I'll keep them in mind for the next painting. It's been a good experience overall, I think it's a bit *too* Impressionist for me to be totally comfortable with it, but the last couple have been a bit too tight, so the pendulum swing is probably a good thing.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

the end?

Reaching the kill-point on this one, gotta move on to other illustrations.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

another day of work on the Madrid painting...

Got some great advice and help from my friend Simon, and spent most of the day playing with this one.

Friday, December 2, 2011

tightening up Madrid painting

Oh, and working on the spot for the same project:

Thursday, December 1, 2011

...and we add colour

Up-rezed to the final size, began resolving colour and forms. Gave a little attention to the helmet.