THE JOURNAL

the most recent pieces or thoughts on my site.

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illustration

I either end up drawing the Hulk or tank girl it seems when I don’t know what to draw. I think this speaks more to my desire to draw them successfully more than anything else. I actually based this on a nice cosplay reference I ran into a few days Read More

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illustration

I have always wanted to draw the Krampus. Such an interesting history and easily the one of the best things to tell a young child that is being naughty around Christmas time. I have always wondered why it never really caught on around here. Anyways, I did a quick sketch Read More

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fine art

I started working on this portrait on Friday. I would say I put in about 35 hours total into this. I have been unintentionally focusing on portraits for about a year now. As a result of this I have been thinking a lot about trying to create a sort of Read More

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fine art, illustration

Working with some new brushes. Not finished with this by any means. I just wanted to post some progress on it. I hope I can get this done by next week. I missed an opportunity to be in a show but I want to see if I can wiggle my Read More

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graphic design

The end product was a solid brand from the client from concept to implementation. A vintage logo with a modern twist. A classy pinup gal to give the product a classic feel and a happy client. We even managed to develop a website to ensure continuity across the board. One Read More

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fine art

After losing sleep and putting some extra time into it I was much happier with the result on this one. The lighting was improved and the portraits had some nice moments where the skin felt real to me. The are other portions where the structure almost feels like a caricature Read More

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CAH

Ultimately, the goal was to create a hypothetical website for The Carolina Ale house that was more in line with modern web design standards without going so far as to alienate their existing clientele and demographic. I also wanted to consider a better way for the client to update their Read More

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uid

The original idea for the site. As you can see this one is very similar. I did make some color changes as added some sections to my homepage. The footer also has more content in it now. This is a part of the wordpress functionality that I do enjoy. The Read More

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illustration

This would be the almost finished piece for the client. I had to make some adjustments to the anatomy as it was simply too much for me to let go. the client was happy with the piece but after an additional day of picking it apart I felt it would Read More

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illustration

The whole purpose of this piece was to study some new thoughts I had on digital underpainting techniques. I am continually striving to try and make my digital work look and feel as natural as possible. I had though the the traditional underpainting process would be an important part of Read More