Nautilus in watercolors and gouache

Nautilus

June 2, 2017

Gettin naughty with a nautilus…ink and watercolors and I think a bit of gouache, done at a drink & draw one night in my sketchbook.

Quick portrait of David Longo from life in watercolors

Longo

June 2, 2017

I did this little ink & watercolor portrait of David Longo, another artist who was drawing at my table one night…pretty loose and sketchy, the ‘smoke’ effect coming off the shoulder wasn’t exactly intended but worked out alright in the end haha!

Bluebird

June 2, 2017

I painted this bluebird at a drink&draw as a gift for my wife…pencils, then watercolors and a little gouache in a sketchbook.

Crow(n)

June 2, 2017

I made this fine feathered fella at the drink&draw last week, then this week decided he needed to be a bit more regal so he got a king hat. (pencils, then ink wash and a little watercolor & gouache)

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.

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.

Hawk in watercolors

Hawk

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!

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.

Boy Fishing in watercolors

Sam Fishing

May 1, 2017

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