Monday, December 01, 2008
Wow 200 posts. I remember starting this blog. It doesn't seem like all that long ago. Thanks everyone for coming back here and looking at all these random drawings I keep putting up. Wish I had something a bit more memorial in honor of the occasion. Oh well, Enjoy!
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Hey ya'll. so I have a new game coming out soon on the Nintendo Wii. It's a Wiiware game which means you buy it online when you plug your wii into the internet. The game is called Boingz and it's alot of fun. I was the concept artist on this project so just about everything you see on the screen I designed. I didn't build it or animate it, but I did draw it all up. Since it's so close to being released I can finally reveal some of the artwork I did for this project. My wife thinks this is some of my best stuff. Most of the art I did involved objects that would populate the background which isn't normally something I like doing, but this world was so weird. It was fun to design a whole Dr. Suessian world. any how, enjoy. there's plenty more of these on the way.
by the way, it seems that everyone liked the first turkey the best. I'm painting him up as we speak. I'll bring it in to show you guys a work in progress shot.
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Hey ya'll. Just doing some doodling the last couple days and ended up drawing a couple turkeys. My wife would like me to paint a turkey so that we can put it up for a thanksgiving decoration. So I thought I would let you guys decide. I'm going to do one of these two, so which one will it be. Leave some comments and tell me which one of these you'd rather see painted. Enjoy.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
In the story the young boy is raised by the ghosts of the graveyard. Someone still has to go out into the world and get food and clothing for the boy. That job fell to Silas. He is the caretaker of the graveyard, and he provides food and whatever other physical necessities are necessary.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Recently I read a really really awesome book, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. I absolutely loved it. It's about a boy who is orphaned as a small baby and subsequently raised in a graveyard by all the ghosts and what not that live there. It was so much fun that I decided to design some characters from the book as practice. This first one is Mr. Owens. When the young boy is first brought to the graveyard the Owenes are the ones to adopt the small child. Plenty more of these to come. enjoy.
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Monday, October 06, 2008
I was finally able to sit back a just do a bunch of art this weekend and it felt really good. Mostly did alot of sketching just to loosen myself up. It was nice to sit and draw stuff that wasn't work related and that I could show around. I did these dino sketches Saturday night and I liked the stegosaurus so much I decided to have some fun and paint him up on sunday. The painting went really quick and only took me 2-3 hours. I need to do more stuff like this. Enjoy.
Monday, September 22, 2008
Monday, September 15, 2008
Thursday, September 11, 2008
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Friday, August 15, 2008
Went to dinner last night with some friends. Had a great time and couldn't help but do a little drawing. It was fun. It seems as though I don't have as much time these days to just sketch something totally for me. Everything I draw it seems has a purpose. Something I do for work, something I draw for the comic strip, something I draw for a painting for something or someone. These were for me. And it was fun. The bottom of the two I drew up and then a friend of mine colored it with water color pencils and some strawberry lemonade for water. He's got a blog that you should check out. He's got some great stuff. Go to wilsonillustration.blogspot.com .Good times had by all. Enjoy.
Monday, August 04, 2008
I went to my brother's wedding this past weekend. Everything went great. Fun times had by all. I wanted to paint my brother and (now) sister in law something for their wedding. They asked if I could paint them as Romeo and Juliet (they met on a production of said play). This is what they ended up with. I'm pretty pleased with it. Enjoy.
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Friday, July 18, 2008
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Monday, July 07, 2008
Did this piece a little while back and just plain forgot to post it. It was an image that came into my head that I really liked. This is the guy who traded his soul to the devil to play a mean guitar (you know the story). I wanted to get him hitting a particularly great note. I also like the colors on this one. I would love to do a few more kind of like this with a different color scheme, but who knows if I'll ever get around to it. Enjoy.
Wednesday, July 02, 2008
Monday, June 30, 2008
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Hey everyone. This is something I've been sitting on for awhile. I made a webcomic. I've actually been on it for about 5 months now. It's been alot of fun but I didn't want to post much about it till I had done enough of them that I was sure I would keep doing it. Most people who start doing webcomics end up doing like 5 of them and then quitting and never coming back. I wanted to do it long enough that I felt semi comfortable with it and had enough to share with eveyone. that being said here it is. Me and a friend of mine at work, Isaac Stewart are writing it and then I draw it up give it to him and he adds the text and throws it up online. You can find them all at rocketroadtrip.com . I suggest going back to the begining of the strip and reading through. Some of the stories are sequential in nature and I think it reads better that way. Enjoy.
Did this piece a little while back. It was for a friend of mine who is an author named Brandon Sanderson. This is one of the creatures in his Mistborn series (which totally rocks by the way). I had started doing some sketches that were a bit more realistic (the books are serious in nature not silly like my drawings) but I quickly figured out that I should just stick to my strengths and draw a koloss my own way. It was alot of fun. I've got a few more like this one coming up soon. Brandon's books rock by the way. You should go check them out or check out his website where he has tons of free downloads and cool stuff. brandonsanderson.com Enjoy.
Monday, June 23, 2008
Friday, June 20, 2008
Had alot of fun with the Hulk yesterday so I decided to do another quick digital sketch. So here it is. A friend of mine at work asked me if I had some time to design a character kind of like in the game Team Fortress 2. The characters in that game look great so I said I would. Well a couple months later here's my first sketch of him. Just a head shot so far, but it's a start. I think I'll give him a kilt. Enjoy.
Thursday, June 19, 2008
Went and saw Incredible hulk today with some friends at work. Not sure exactly how I feel about it. It was fun and had alot of the Hulk just beating the ever loving snot out of stuff (always a plus). Not my favorite movie of the summer. Still fun enough to inspire a quick sketch. (that and I haven't posted anything here for a long time. Sorry) Enjoy.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
So it feels like I've been doing some art but I guess I haven't as much as I thought, and the stuff I have done I can't put up here. So I'll give you some more elephants. With these ones I feel I'm really getting into it and having some fun with the shapes on them. Enjoy.