31 October 2006


A picture for Halloween.

24 October 2006

Worn On The Head

Archery anyone?! Worn on the Head was another weekly/fortnightly sketch topic, set by Jonathan Cusick this time. I was trying to think of something other than a hat. I was thinking of a mask, but couldn't get rid of the apple image in my mind, so decided not to fight it.

18 October 2006

Funny Bird

This is a pic I did for the theme 'Funny Bird'. I'd already done the sketch (just a doodle) but I thought it fitted the theme, so coloured it.

15 October 2006

Another Old Master Copy

Well, here is another go at copying Mr Rubens using Painter IX!

Here is the original

And here is my go:

This is a reaaallly bad .gif of my working stages.... the file size is bit big...sorry. You can see it a tiny bit better if you click on it.

10 October 2006

Silhouette Doodle

This is a quick doodle I did today... feel the breeze!

Copying old masters

I've been copying some more old masters... well bits of 'em anyway, inspired by the "Anatomy Lesson Series - Body Part 2: The Torso" thread on CGTalk.

I wanted to study skin tone as well as anatomy, because I never seem to paint in life drawing, I only use charcoal.

I've alway liked Rubens so I did a few of his. This is part of the orginal:

Here's my go:

Mr Rubens No. 2:

And My attempt:
Click on mine for a closer look. Hopefully I'll do a few more... I must admit I enjoyed doing them.

These were done in Painter IX. Previously I had trouble trying to do skin in painter, but I think I've got the hang of it (sort of)