collaboration

collaboration

Hydro74 is one of the best illustrators working in the industry today. His skill with line work in Illustrator has no peer. This past week he posted an open collaboration on his instagram account. Being an admirer of his work I jumped at the chance to work on this fun...

rebel scum

rebel scum

I am continuing to work on these sketch portraits throughout the week. I find I am most productive on Friday evenings after a full work week and the family has gone to bed. I can experiment and focus on some new technique and themes, then awaken on a...

Elizabeth Swann, the pirate king

Elizabeth Swann, the pirate king

I have always loved the Pirates of the Caribbean rides at Disneyland and the Magic Kingdom theme parks. When I originally heard they were making films about these attractions years ago, I couldn't think of a dumber concept. However, the films were silly...

Dr. King

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today we celebrate a true American hero. Although our world was robbed of his contributions through a violent assassination, his legacy...

mark hamill portrait

mark hamill portrait

As I continue to transpose my traditional training into a clear digital painting counterpart, I am experimenting with different portraits. This one is Mark Hamill and tries to capture a look that spans his years in the public eye. This piece, like many of...

space twins

space twins

Our family's New Year's Eve tradition have always been quiet. A time to hang out at home and relax, welcome in the new year and enjoy some quiet time. When we had kids, our traditions added some new events and has now blossomed into a full-on Star Wars...

the punisher

the punisher

Planet Pulp is an online gallery that highlights a pop-culture theme every month. As part of their "rogue's gallery, we choose how we illustrate that theme every month which is then posted to the Planet Pulp website, twitter, and instagram. This month's...

general organa

general organa

Last painting of my 20178-2018 winter vacation. Despite most everyone in the family being sick over a majority of the holiday and losing: my printer, my digital tablet, a backup hard drive, and my eyeglasses this was still a relaxing vacation. Loads to do...

no one is ever really gone…

no one is ever really gone…

Saw Star Wars: The Last Jedi again today. Coincidentally, it is also exactly one year since Carrie Fisher's death. It was great to see her on the big screen for her last and most iconic role as General Organa so I thought I would whip up a quick tribute to...

illustrated tribute to Steven Spielberg

illustrated tribute to Steven Spielberg

Illustrated Tribute to Steven Spielberg As I continue to refine my illustration skills to digital equivalents of my hand skills I keep experimenting with techniques. One of the great places I get to try different exercises is with Planet Pulp's rogues...