Baby Orca J50 and Grandma Slick

Edit 3-29-2015: Grandma Slick has been pretty much accepted as MOTHER Slick. At an estimated 43 years old she is the oldest recorded female orca to give birth. You go girl. Way to set a record. I grew up in...

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Happy New Years!

Happy New Years. Here is the first drawing of 2015. I created it while relaxing and listening to Jim Butler's Life Circle. May the New Year be the start of great things for you and yours.

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Red Star Chocobo

I would really like to own a few chickens. Current living situation as it is that is not possible. On top of that I have an amazing husband who doesn't like chickens, wants ducks... etc. Since I can't scratch...

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Charcoal Value Study

A charcoal value study touched up in Photoshop. Another drawing from life. This gentleman was kind enough to pose and smile on queue despite maintaining a constant stream of conversation. So vibrant!

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Portraits – Charcoal and Pencil

I have been working on portraits lately. These two turned out particularly nice.

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Venus

My latest piece, Venus. The assault begins but she is tranquil. All things are red dust in time. This painting was completed a week ago and was slow to be published online due to a wonderful week of baby...

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Mother and Child

Drawing babies! He looked so angry but also super cute. I hope you enjoy my latest sketches and welcome to the world little guy.

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Ashley Value Study

A recent value study of my friend Ashley. I was thinking of doing the whole figure but happily settled on portraiture. We chatted for almost 2.5 hours while I worked on this. Turned out pretty nice. Media is conte/charcoal/Photoshop....

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September – Month of Birthdays

Just when I start to relax September hits. Seems like I'm on the road 24/7 visiting friends and family. (that is a good thing!) Been a while since I've posted so here are some sketches from my sketchbook. Assorted still...

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Busy Weekend

Wow what a weekend. (I started writing this two weeks ago.) I was running around like crazy. Unfortunately I was doing this in a car with no AC on a weekend with a heat advisory... but it was awesome! [Saturday...

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