Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Playing with art supplies.

Demos from Materials and Techniques II this fall quarter. I love this class because its a chance to use stuff I don't typically use. It also lets me step away from the computer and get my hands dirty.
Pen and ink with watercolor on illustration board.

Watercolor over acrylics on watercolor paper.
Same as above with Photoshop.
Acrylics over tissue paper on cradled panel.
Mixed media on illustration board.

Friday, May 31, 2013

A demo piece from a couple of quarters ago.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Biker Frog Demo


Biker Frog Demo, a set on Flickr.
A demo I did for my Acrylic Techniques class this quarter; Spring 2013, SCAD-Atlanta Illustration. It involves a technique called grisaille, in which a monochromatic, tonal painting is done first, then glazes of color are added. The technique usually involves oils, but this is all acrylics on a gessoed panel.

Lyle Lovett Demo


Lyle Lovett Demo, a set on Flickr.
A demo I did for my Materials and Techniques 2 class this week; Spring 2013, SCAD-Atlanta Illustration. It's a variation on the layer isolation technique used by many illustrators including Mark English and C.F. Payne.

Saturday, March 02, 2013

A cold day at the zoo

Goni Montes and I have many of the same grad students in our classes, so we all took a field trip to the Atlanta Zoo yesterday. Early March in Atlanta can be really pleasant or really bitter. It was closer to the bitter side, but some of the more robust animals were out in the open and we had a good time despite the chilly weather. Here are a few of the sketches from the trip...