Seeing it in a museum

I think it’s important as an artist to look at a lot of art, and in fact I love nothing more than to flip through the many art books I have on the shelf. Seeing different styles, different techniques, and just appreciating what others have done is a great way to learn more about art, and to think about doing it better.

Books are great, but to really see a painting I also think it’s important to get to museums. Seeing the real art in person gives you a different look, something that books just can’t do.… Read the rest

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Inks at VisionCon

While I was at the con, I was able to complete one ink card and two ink sketches. It was very interesting, working on art in front of people. I don’t get to do that very often, and it was interesting to see how people reacted while I was creating the works.

The first one is an inked card, like the others I’ve been doing (5″ x 7″, 140 lb. Cold Press). This one I’d been waiting to attempt for some time, it’s the faun from the film Pan’s Labyrinth.… Read the rest

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