Wednesday, April 18, 2007

IF: Fortune

"It's good to be the King."
Mel Brooks - History of the World, Part I

If I had this kind of money I would wade in it and laugh maniacally too.

I tried experimenting with the acrylic brushes in Painter this week. I still need more practice to get the look I want. I added some shading and tone with the 'New Simple Water' brush on a gel layer
at about 50%.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Illustration Friday: GREEN

For the topic green an image of Mother Nature came to mind
bringing spring and lots of green with her. If you live in the
eastern U.S. you know she played a trick on us last week.
Summer one day and it was winter the next.

I still have dozens of little touches that I would like to finish
on this. Shading, highlights and so on. I don't know if I will
have time to do it this week so I thought I would go ahead and post it. I really wanted to try this in actual watercolor. I may go back sometime and try it.

I did this in the Painter once again with the charcoal and conte

I always like to see people's sketches and how pieces progress
to the final image so I thought I would show mine on this. If you click here it will take you to a page showing the thumbnails.