Thursday, February 11, 2010
Monday, August 17, 2009
I had the pleasure of swapping art with "design mastermind" Kevin Keele.
Kevin is another amazing artist I have the pleasure of working with. Not only can this guy paint draw like a level 40 Centaur-wizard, but is one of the most humble people I know. Thanks again Kevin.
Kevin drew me a pissed off cattle rancher(top) , in exchange for a spaceman with out a tan (bottom).
Friday, August 07, 2009
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
From now on, draw nights are going to be Draw night sketch swap. Virginia Critchfield is one of the most amazing artists I know. She has the most disciplined sketch books I have ever seen. So last night she brought illustration boards for those who wanted to sketch, paint, ink, what ever on and when you were finished you would swap with someone else.
So Last night Virginia and I started it off with the first Draw night swap. I painted her a topless alien witch thing, and she drew me a bad ass sketch of skull rock and the jolly-roger. (I don't know if that is what it really was but I teased her about it)
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Thursday, March 05, 2009
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Sunday, November 30, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Thursday, October 23, 2008
Friday, September 19, 2008
Thursday, September 04, 2008
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Saturday, July 19, 2008
It seems these days you can't hang unless you have a tattoo. As much as I love most tattoo art, I can't bring myself to get one. A friend of mine relates the new tattoo trend to the *Star belly sneetches*. Soon it will be the trend not to have one.
Sunday, June 22, 2008
Here is a Z-Brush "W.I.P" I did over the weekend. It is based off a head render Adam Ford did some time back. I feel like I am finally starting to get the look I want from Z-Brush. I am trying to avoid the lumpy bumpy monster-alien look, wich is a lot harder than it looks.
Friday, June 20, 2008
Today is technically the longest day of the year. I was told it has something to do with the summer solstice or something like that. So to celebrate I participated in the daily lunch study today at work. We get an hour to paint a in either Photoshop or Painter a copy of a photo or another painting. Todays paint study was Khilkov by Repin.
Sunday, May 11, 2008
I did this painting for my mom for mothers day. I will post another version as soon as I can get a better photo. The photo reference was taken when she was 24 in Virginia City Nevada while panning for gold. I guess this was the type of place my parents would go on dates when they were first married. I haven't done a portrait like this in a long time and it felt good to make mistakes and mix paint again. I made myself mix these color charts for practice.
The first chart is the UGLY pallet (Titanium white, Yellow Ochre, Terra Rosa, Ivory Black).
The next chart is the Primary pallet, or Impressionist pallet (Cadmium Yellow Light, Alizarin Crimson, Thalo Blue).
The last Chart was the Primary Pallet with Iron Oxide Red in place of Alizarin Crimson.
It looks like boring stuff but I really like making these charts and experimenting with color pallets.
Monday, February 04, 2008
Some one asked me once why my blog was titled "PowerMustache", when there wasn't any Power or Mustache to it at all. Truth is "Power mustache" is the name of a Vandals song, and I thought it sounded tough. But in order to set things right with the title I am going to post a little more power and a lot more mustache. So for my first in the mustache series is none other than the King of the mustache jungle, Frank "Disco boy" Zappa.
Disco boy! run to toilet and comb your hair.
Disco boy! pucker your lip, and check your shoulders,
cause some dandruff might be hiding there.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
This here is a woman dressed in an Arabic style of dancing garb (Belly dancer). It was an interesting study due to the many types of materials in her out fit. Her shirt was black velvet, and to any one who has tried to render velvet, it is like a dog and pony show.
Saturday, January 19, 2008
Thursday, January 10, 2008
Sunday, December 09, 2007
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Recently I have come across a show that has to be one of the funniest I have seen sense Ali-G. It's called Flight of the Conchords. Its about a 2 man band from New Zealand and their band manager. Now that already sounds funny, aye!
This is a portrait of the Boom King (Bret).
Monday, November 12, 2007
Friday, November 09, 2007
This is a character I am working on with the help of Sam Nielson’s character design work shop here at work. He has developed a technique for creating and refining appeal when designing characters. By running your design through a series of “filters” you can make better design decisions for appeal. The workshop lasts for 5 weeks and we begin with a character that has to appeal to an audience ages 7-11. It also has to be a muskrat, squirrel or badger.
So here is my results from my original drawing, to week 4.