Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Guardsman

Another quick original character conceptsketch in the pen and brown ink style.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Twin Scythes Guy

An original character design expanding on one of my villain character silhouettes from earlier. Drawn in Photoshop in a pen and brown ink style.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Value Paintings

Here I've practiced some statue/cast painting for basic value rendering practice. Painted in Photoshop using reference--about two to three hours each.


The title says it all--some quick cartoon sketches of some bizarre original character concoctions. These are a lot of fun to create.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mannequin Gestures

Some quick mannequin gesture drawing practice at about 60 sec or so per figure


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Character Silhouettes

Still practicing some drawing before getting back into 3D again. Here are some original character silhouettes sketched in photoshop. These are villain type characters differing in physique and ability but pretty much part of the same clan, a kind of dark, tech savvy Samurai brotherhood during the Edo period.

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Animal Sketches

Here are some quick animal sketches I did from reference of a condor, chimp, and a crocodile--about twenty minutes each in Photoshop.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Construction Figure Drawings

 Here are some quick figure drawings from reference, where geometric masses and the simplification of form is focused on rather than a strict complete copy of the reference. Drawn in Photoshop.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Practice Heads

Some practice heads of different types in a variety of lighting conditions. Painted in Photoshop, about 30 minutes each.

Planes of the Head Study

A planes of the head study painted in Photoshop using the Asaro construction head as reference. This exercise took about 1 hour.