I’ve always had more luck with drawing than painting. I’d like to be able to paint, I just never seem to have the patience to learn. It’s on my “to do” list. Anyway, I came across an interesting method for blending painting and drawing and
Sir Sean Connery celebrates his 90th birthday today, so I thought I’d mark the occasion with another art project using my digital stylus. I’m sure he’s thrilled. Note I didn’t say “James Bond Actor Sean Connery,” because by now he’s earned the right to be
Like most folks, I’ve tried to find creative ways to stay busy during this whole pandemic thing. Since I’ve had so much daylight and so many weekends without commitments, the house and yard are looking pretty good. In fact, the neighborhood in general is looking
Looking for another project to test out my new set of pen nibs and brushes, I decided to attempt a caricature of an old favorite TV character; Dark Shadows’ resident vampire, Barnabas Collins. Rather appropriately, it ended up being a pain in the neck. First,
I got a set of nib pens for Christmas in hopes of finally figuring out how to do “proper” inking. Historically, I’ve used fine-tipped markers and tried to recreate the effects of nibs and brushstrokes through “fakery.” Since the object was to concentrate on technique
I was finally coming to grips with the fact that I’m living in the 21st (!) century and now here we are in the previously inconceivable year of 2020. I mean seriously, doesn’t “2020” sound like a subtitle at the beginning of a sci-fi movie?