Sunday, November 28, 2010

B-Day present for JAWCooper

I drew this as a birthday present for a close friend. I gave it to her about a month late... It's a chick riding a wildebeest, which is the kinda thing my friend really digs. My inspiration was my recent trip to Kenya, where I saw both wildebeests and a whole lot of whatever type of bird I drew here.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Natural History Drawings Part 2

More from the Natural History Museum. There was an awesome bird exhibit and I was able to draw a barn owl, which is one of my favorite animals.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Natural History Museum Drawings Part 1

My friend and I spent an afternoon drawing from the exhibits at the Santa Barbara Natural History Museum. It was a lot of fun and I hope I get a chance to go back soon -- there are many taxidermy animals left to draw :)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Blind Melon project sketch

Blind Melon Sketch
col-erase pencil

This is a photograph of a 12x13 finished sketch for a painting I plan to donate to a Blind Melon book project. I drew caricatures of all five band members. I tried to be flattering or at least to make them look young and well groomed. That job wasn't hard -- quite frankly, they were a good looking bunch. Least they are if you can dig a guy with long hair. They were fun to draw, especially the far left figure which was the first one I drew.