What’s that called? That image up there… yes, I know this is a blog for artists but humor me. It’s the periodic table, right? Right. To be even more precise it’s the Periodic Table of the Elements. What are elements? Elements are things that help you build other things. The elements o
I Had An Idea Back in January I got an illustration job with a short deadline and instructions to make my color more saturated. Except that they still wanted my basic textured style. This circumstance led to me creating an illustration that looked more or less like my watercolor-color
Reading Character Mentor In my quest to get better at this drawing thing I’ve been reading Character Mentor by Tom Bancroft. He includes one section in the book about drawing from photo reference that I think is great. So over the last couple days I’ve been drawing from ph
Learn how to draw your very own Haunted House. Watch the video and pause anytime if I go too fast. When you get done drawing the picture outline it with marker and color it for a fun Halloween drawing. Have fun!
“Draw from life” …is a phrase that every kind of artist, weather writing, dancing or drawing hears as they lean to create art. It generally means that as we create art we need to see the life around us and put in what we create so there is truth in the stories we te