Started a new sketch this morning inspired by Affleck's batman. I love the short ears on his cowl and the scruffy, weathered look of this iteration of Batman.
Here's another meeting sketch of the Flash. I used the colors and pens I had at my desk with a combination of horizontal hatching to try and create a sense of movement. You be the judge and tell me if it worked :).
Here's a new meeting sketch of a bald man that came out a bit Lex Luthor-ish. I've been enjoying the use of lines as background elements to convey emotion.
I've always enjoyed tribal patterns. There is something about their use of geometric shapes and symbols to build intricate designs that always fascinated me. I often find myself doodling with similar shapes and patterns. Here are a few random doodles that fall in the geometric category.
I've been challenging myself over the past year to draw more. When I was younger, I drew all the time, focusing primarily on comic book characters. I've recently been re-inspired by DC comics and the art of Jim Lee and Alex Ross and am trying to draw more and more each day to hone my … Continue reading Meeting Doodles
It has been almost one week since I opened up my shop and I've almost had 500 views! I know it isn't much in relation to what is out there but it is encouraging, to say the least. I've got several projects in mind and designed one of them in SketchUp last night. It will … Continue reading Etsy Update
I'm excited to announce that I recently opened up my Etsy shop! Although I have a fantastic job that I'm grateful for, my desire to remain in adversing wanes more and more each day. I have a long-term goal of leaving the advertising industry and becoming a full-time woodworker. Opening this Etsy shop is just one … Continue reading New Etsy Shop!
My wife went to a personal trainer for a while in Blue Springs, MO. The gym space is really cool and has a great industrial feel. I was approached by the trainer with a request to build a portable standing desk that could be used as a workstation, storage unit and kiosk. The desk was … Continue reading Industrial Desk
I've always known I would get a tattoo at some point in my life. I'm a big Superman fan and the logical choice would be to get the symbol tattooed somewhere. I'm saving that one, though, for personal reasons. So, when my wife mentioned she wanted to get another tattoo for Mother's Day, the gears … Continue reading My First Tattoo