Using a fractal art burner and I repurposed these walnut harvesting boxes to learn how to utilize electricity and burning to mimic the effects that lightning might have when it strikes wood.
Continuing my study of how to create softness and details with a medium that’s so much less soft and versatile than pencil and paper, I lifted this image from the famous National Geographic depiction of Afghan refugee Sgarbat Gula from...Read More
This composition is totally ripped off from an Amnesty International poster - it was meant to be a study in how to use natural pigments (coffee) to create color. Much lighter from its original look, at least the smell of...Read More
Modeled after the (award winning) photograph of the same name by Dorothy Leland, this portrait was more a study of how to create depth and detail on a grainy surface - do I use the grains or ignore them? (Some...Read More
Part of a larger piece, this study lost a lot of its detail when I added other layers, but I preserved its original look in this photo.
As Paul Papadonis, my high school art teacher, was teaching us how to draw portraits, I was becoming more and more fascinated with the people who were here before white settlers came and decimated their traditions, culture, and respect for...Read More