Thrice-Weekly Drawing: 4/9/13

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Today’s doodle is brought to you by my mom’s birthday! Happy birthday, Mom!

Tilt Shift Tutorial

A couple of people have asked me how I made the World Trade Center tilt shift photo, so I decided to write a quick tutorial about it. I’m sure there are a lot of different ways people do it, and I’m not saying this is the best way, but it’s what I did. To start, […]

Commissioner Gorgon

A lot of work for a really terrible pun.

Pandora is done!

I finally finished Pandora and added her to the Illustration page.

Greek Goddesses: Inspiration

As promised, here are my final drawings side-by-side with the original paintings that inspired them. All original paintings scanned from “Gil Elvgren: The Complete Pin-ups,” © 2009 TASCHEN GmbH.

Greek Goddess Phase 3: Color & Completion

All of the coloring was done digitally in Photoshop CS4, with a Wacom Intuos®3 6″x8″ tablet. The previous 2007 iterations of these goddesses were colored in Corel Painter XI. I never got a firm grasp on that software, though. It was difficult for me to get the control I wanted, and the final results always […]

Greek Goddesses Phase 2: Ink

The inking process of these is pretty straight-forward. I was a bit nervous because pen and ink are not my media of choice and the one in which I probably have the least practice. Because I knew I needed clean, high-contrast line work for the Photoshop coloring, though, I knew it was a necessity. I […]

Greek Goddesses, Phase 1

I just finished the pencil sketches for the first five of my new Greek goddesses and I wanted to share them with the good peoples of the world wide internets. First, though, a little background: I’ve been a huge fan of Greek mythology since I was about five years old, and a fan of beautiful […]