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Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas everyone and happy holidays! (Col-erase pencil and Photoshop)

Friday, December 23, 2011

Sketch Trade with Phil Cannon!

Right before the semester ended Phil Cannon and I decided to do a "sketch trade". The deal was this, I'd draw something and so would Phil then we'd trade. Here's what we came up with... 

Monday, December 12, 2011

Steve Jobs: Seiler Style!

This is painting that I did for my History of Illustration class at UVU taught by Perry Stewart. The assignment was to pick an illustrator and to create a piece based on their style. Perry suggested that I pick Jason Seiler ( His work is fantastic! The original sketch was done in blue Col-erase colored pencil and the final painting was done in Photoshop. This piece was a blast to paint hope you all like it!

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Red Dragon!

Here is the final version of the Red Dragon painting with a little added smoke... he is a dragon after all!
(pencil, ink, watercolor and Photoshop)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

The Process...

Hey gang! I was working on some stuff for school today and thought I'd share a little bit of my process. First I started out with a quick pencil sketch. Next I scanned, resized, converted the sketch to non-photo blue and printed it out. Then I inked and applied some watercolor to it. The paper I used was horrible for watercolor and was being quite difficult, so back into the computer it went for a little digital treatment... and Presto!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Marker Madness part 2!

Here are some more marker sketches from my sketchbook. All of them were drawn using colo-erase pencil, ink and design markers.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Banjo Pigs!

I'm still messing around with watercolor paints in my media tech class at UVU. The latest assignment was "Banjo Pigs".  Here is the website that inspired the subject This time I used a little photoshop magic to enhance the paintings. (watercolor, ink and Photoshop)

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Honest Abe

I actually painted this one before the red hulk but I figured that I'd post it up anyway. I've been experimenting with traditional mediums in Illustrative Media Techniques 1 at UVU. We just finished oil paints and have now moved on to watercolor. This is my first watercolor painting for that class. It was a real pleasure to paint this and I did learn quite a bit. Aside from letting the beard and hair get out of control I'm happy with how it turned out. (graphite and watercolor)

Red Hulk

I found a really cool 3D model of the hulk on the internet the other day and decided you use it as reference for my next watercolor attempt... It's always nice to unplug from the computer and use traditional mediums (Graphite, ink and watercolor). This was way fun to make. Stand by for more!

Friday, October 14, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011


Zombie sketch for a little thing at UVU. (Ink and blue col-erase prismacolor pencil)


Frankenstein (Photoshop and Blue Col-erase Pencil)

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

More often than not I find myself doing a lot of these quick sketch portraits just to stay loose. I like them because I get away from my computer and get back to my roots. When I was a teenager my buddy Justin and I ,when we weren't out skating, would sit at the kitchen table draw for hours like this. They only take anywhere from 5-30 minutes depending on how involved I want to be.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

There is a special topics digital painting class being taught a UVU this summer (2011). I couldn't take it but the ever so talented Don Seegmiller (instructor) and My buddy Stewart Craig (fellow student) were kind enough to give me some of the assignments. So here is assignment 1 Alien head. Don's tutorials are amazing and I really felt like I learned a ton. I would love to try this one again...

Monday, January 31, 2011

Drew this last night at my in-laws durning Sunday dinner. Of all the TMNT characters Raph was always my favorite. Cow-a-bunga!

Friday, January 28, 2011

Here we have my "descriptive self portrait" for my Digital painting class at UVU. The requirements for the assignment were that it had to be produced using only photoshop. It still has some problems but overall I'm happy with how it turned out. Pretty fun assignment.