Category Archives: Digital painting

Digital trip down memory lane

For many years one of my computer back-up plans was to write all my work files to an external hard drive which I then took to a friend’s house. I updated the files every few months so even if my computer … Continue reading

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Sometimes I don’t paint silly, funny, wacky monsters. Sometimes my old fine art background bites me in the behind and I paint something like this. I really like this painting and would love to print it out at about 6 … Continue reading

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Black and white … and gray.

This was one of the first black & white drawings I ever added to my portfolio. I still like this style, not too cartoony and the line stayed fresh and loose. I’d love to do more black and white work but I … Continue reading

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Pencil and digital

This is another older drawing. It’s a pencil drawing I scanned from my sketchbook (with a little clean-up) and the color is added digitally. BUT the purple color is a scan of a traditional painting I did. Th orange is, … Continue reading

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An older quick digital sketch

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Old art…again

This is an old painting that’s no longer in my portfolio. But it was an important piece for me because it’s from a time when I started to really think about color. Color was not a natural for me. And … Continue reading

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A good point to be at…

It’s always exciting when I see the book taking form in full color. This is a capture from my InDesign file where I import the pages of the book as I work on them in order to see them in layout. This … Continue reading

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