Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Friday, December 4, 2009
Monday, November 30, 2009
I don't very often attempt to draw cartoons, but a couple years ago I lived with a group of people so interesting and different that I could not resist the temptation to try to capture them in caricatures. I just dug this up from my old forgotten computer files last night.
Monday, November 9, 2009
I went out and bought one of those blank Munny Dolls to paint - something I've always wanted to try but I never got around to it. After some thought about what to do with it the answer was pretty obvious. I painted it in the image of Mr. Thorne, a character from Wooden Rose. I am quite happy with the result. It's pretty fun to have a toy figurine of your own character.
Monday, November 2, 2009
Sunday, October 25, 2009
My friends and I decided to all dress up as Batman villains for Halloween this year. We then found out that the Boston comic-con was the weekend before Halloween and the coincidence was just too perfect to pass up. So here we all are dressed up and ready to head off to the con. And we were indeed very popular there. That's me on the far left dressed up as Harley Quinn, followed by Poison Ivy, Riddler, Cat Woman, and Scarecrow.
We all designed and put our costumes together ourselves. I found some of the parts for mine separately, but I made a few of the details myself such as the hat, which I could not find any where. It was the first time I have put so much cost and effort into a costume and it was worth it.
Friday, October 2, 2009
Friday, September 18, 2009
Sunday, September 13, 2009
Friday, August 28, 2009
I participated in this week's What The Doodle? (WTD?) for FableVision's Creative Juices blog. The word of the week was "extinguishable". I painted this little smoke spirit in photoshop, inspired by incense and Buddha.
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Thursday, August 6, 2009
It's been way too long since I've touched my brushes and paint so I recently decided to revisit them. I used brown ink and watercolors to paint this, inspired by art nouveau and the Wooden Rose themes. I plan to donate it to the Paper Girl Northampton Project.
Friday, July 24, 2009
Monday, July 13, 2009
Monday, July 6, 2009
Monday, June 22, 2009
Thursday, June 18, 2009
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
The animated film "The Last Unicorn" by Rankin Bass Studios, based on the novel by Peter S. Beagle.
I absolutely LOVED this movie as a child. I recently revisited it and realized that my feelings have not changed at all. It is a beautiful film.
Years later I can appreciate it in a way I couldn't before. I now have experience designing backgrounds for animation
so I take much more notice of background art than I used to. The backgrounds in this film are stunning, especially the forest scenes.
It gives me new inspiration for my own work.
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Saturday, May 23, 2009
I absolutely love the bustle fashions of the late 19th century, however odd they may be, and I try to put it to good use in my comic. This is a sneak peek from the page I just finished, where I designed this lovely red dress for Nessa to wear. Now if only I could make a real one for myself...