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.

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)

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)

Turtle (gouache)

Turtle

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.

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

Rooster

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!

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

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!

Elk (Gouache)

Elk

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!

Bluejay (Pastels)

Bluejay

May 1, 2017

Bluejay in oil pastels for a friend, on paper