Tag: drawing

Fur Painting Tutorial

Yesterday I was shown this tutorial by digital artist Nate Hallinan. Delighted by the tutorial’s clarity and subject, I started experimenting with the techniques. I’m having great fun…

Pen and Ink

I realized today that I’ve been wrapped up in everything but sharing what I’m up to. Besides getting pieces ready for the upcoming Zookeeper Auction, I’m taking a…

Experiments with Scratchboard

Although scratchboard work typically involves scratching through black ink to reveal a white layer, there are a variety of ways to involve color in the process. An artist…

Work In Progress: Scratchboard Jaguar Cub Final

Here he is! I’m looking forward to donating a framed reproduction of this to the Zookeeper’s Auction later this fall.

Work In Progress: Scratchboard Jaguar Cub (Two)

I keep scratching away at this. One of these days it’ll be done.

Work In Progress: Scratchboard Jaguar Cub (One)

This is one of my current projects, a jaguar cub on scratchboard. I’m working from a photo I took at the zoo of Kuwan, an adorable male cub….

Work In Progress: Pete Final

I realized I’d never posted the final image of Pete. Unfortunately graphite is a challenge to scan, so I might make another attempt at a later date. For…

Work In Progress: Pete Three

Pete’s not done yet, but I’m optimistic that I’ll have the drawing done by Thursday’s Endless Forms Most Beautiful reception so he’ll be in my portfolio. I lost…

Work in Progress: Pete Two

I’ve spent more time lately trying to sort out business stuff than drawing, and I’m a little sad about that. There’s a reason I went into art rather…

Work In Progess: Pete

This is Pete. He’s the patriarch of the Western Lowland Gorillas (group one) at the Woodland Park Zoo here in Seattle. He was born in the wild in…