August 15, 2018

This was made for a friend of mine who I am doing an art-trade with…she grew up with parrots and is a lover of all things buggy so I figured a spiderbird would be right up her alley 🙂


July 3, 2018

This was my first acrylic painting in a very long time (although I did pop a few oils on there as well, shhh)…it was fun having something go so quickly but man, the mixing process and blending on-canvas was so different. I’m sure I’ll do some more acrylic paintings but for now at least, oils […]


June 7, 2018

I painted this slowpoke in class over a few sessions, using a taxidermied turtle as reference. Oils on watercolor paper.


June 7, 2018

There’s just something about scorpions I love…plus there’s just fun to draw! This one is in watercolors and gouache with some colored pencils as well.


June 7, 2018

I’m fascinated by serial killers and have some friends who are as well, I made this little watercolor portrait of Ted Bundry for one of them as a gift.

Fox Painting Timelapse

May 2, 2017

Here we have a timelapse video of me painting a fox in watercolors and a bit of gouache on watercolor paper…I remember not liking the paper itself; it absorbed funny, but I thought the painting came out fine! (Music is ‘Whamola’ by Primus)

Hannibal Lecter (watercolors)

Hannibal Lecter

May 2, 2017

A watercolor portrait of the fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter from Silence of the Lambs…not sure I got the likeness very well but I really like the eyes! I paused the movie to paint this in a sketchbook.

Turtle (gouache)


May 2, 2017

Gouache (and some watercolors) in a sketchbook, this is a ‘portrait’ of a friend’s pet turtle in Florida…I gave them this painting in gratitude for their hospitality when I visited.

Schism (ink)


May 2, 2017

An older piece, ink on illustration board…I was really into Ralph Steadman (and still am), you can see the obvious influence 🙂

Phantasm Sphere (oils)


May 2, 2017

Another horror movie icon, the sphere from the Phantasm film series…this is oil paint on clayboard panel.

Puzzlebox from Hellraiser (oils)


May 2, 2017

I’m a big horror movie fan…this is a still life from photo reference of the Puzzlebox from the Hellraiser films by Clive Barker. **SOLD**

Portrait of my Father

May 2, 2017

Oils on canvas, an alla prima portrait of my father from photo reference.

Death’s Head Moth

May 2, 2017

Watercolor painting of a Death’s Head Moth (made famous by Silence of the Lambs) on paper, given as a wedding gift to a friend.

Rooster in gouache


May 1, 2017

Watercolor and gouache painting of a rooster from photo ref, painted at a drink&draw event at a bar. I liked the eyes of this one in particular, I remember the whole thing being fun to paint!

Teatime For Squirrel

Teatime For Squirrel

May 1, 2017

Not sure why I gave this ink drawing of a squirrel a bowler hat and a cup of tea, he just seemed like he needed ’em. Prints available, contact me for availability!

my grandfather's balls (oils)

My Grandfather’s Balls

May 1, 2017

Oils on canvas, a still life of various objects including a pair of those steel chime-balls (which once belonged to my grandfather, hence the title)

Vincent Price

May 1, 2017

I was on a kick of ink portraits on watercolor paper for a bit, this was probably my favorite one…horror movie actor Vincent Price!

Hawk (Timelapse Video)

May 1, 2017

This is video of a watercolor & gouache painting I made of a hawk, for a commission. You can see the finished painting in this post! (Music by Animal Collective)

Hawk in watercolors


May 1, 2017

This is the finished painting of a hawk I made in watercolors and gouache on wc paper for a commission. You can also view a timelapse of the painting process on this one in this post if you’re interested in a peek behind the scenes!

King of Winter (oils)

King of Winter

May 1, 2017

One of my first oil paintings…oils on panel with 2×4’s screwed into it to make a ‘frame’. (SOLD)

Elk (Gouache)


May 1, 2017

My first gouache painting (with some watercolors in the background), made this elk in a sketchbook…having never used gouache before it was a challenge but I’m happy with the end result!

Emily Brown (Ink)

Emily B

May 1, 2017

Ink & wash portrait of a friend, artist Emily Brown, from a life drawing session. It was a pretty quick pose but I was really happy with the expression; I felt it gave a good likeness.

Dan I

May 1, 2017

Monochromatic alla prima oil portrait on canvas of artist Dan Mahon from life (appx 3 hrs working time). This is one of my favorite pieces from class, I thought the beard worked out really well!

Live Paint Session: Beardo in Hat

May 1, 2017

This was from a live stream I did on Facebook, painting a random beardo in a cowboy type hat from photo ref. Inks and watercolors on wc paper, with I think a little gouache thrown in as well. 36:45 total length.

Bluejay (Pastels)


May 1, 2017

Bluejay in oil pastels for a friend, on paper

Still Life with Mask (Oils on canvas)

Still Life With Mask

May 1, 2017

Monochromatic oil painting still life of some random objects from my basement, for the oil painting class I was enrolled in.

Still Life of Plaster Eye (Oils)

Still Life Eye

May 1, 2017

Oil painting of a plaster cast of the eye from Michelangelo’s Statue of David

Two Face (mixed media on panel)

Two Face

May 1, 2017

Mixed media (oil pastels, acrylics, ink) on wood panel…basically my interpretation of the Batman supervillain Two Face, for a comic-themed gallery show.

Boy Fishing in watercolors

Sam Fishing

May 1, 2017

Watercolor painting on paper of my nephew Sam fishing at 99 Springs in Kansas