i took the laptop up to the Santa Ynez valley for a few days. loved the wine and the scenery! the first one is a hazy morning and the second, nice and clear. all cs2.
yep, started working on the new sketchbook for San Diego this year, should be a good one!
painted this evening at the LA Figurative Academy, the theme was noir girls (my favorite). Jennifer Fabos-Patton organizes the whole thing and does a great job. i thought this came out a little like Jack Cole, unintentional but i like his work.
from life, cloudy but turned out ok, made a special brush on the spot to handle the bushes. that is one of the main reasons I paint from life, that kind of observational detail translated into (digital) paint.
New Stuff for Comic Con!!!!
oh boy... working on new stuff (finally) new prints, new books, new sketchbooks!!! it'll be GREAT!
for the past 2 weeks my class has been working on edges. edges are where 2 different materials meet, optically or physically. this painting represents a subject with a variety of edge treatments, from the razor sharp to the very soft.
after several tries the director liked this approach ....
one of the earliest paintings of the orphanage.
after nearly 4 years of work i can finally share some of this artwork with you. this is one of the hundreds of lighting keys i painted through out the movie. more to come!