Sunday, July 01, 2012

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Little Giant

This sketch was done for a painting that unfortunately didn't work out but that I may return to.

Saturday, April 07, 2012

Mapless 1, 2 and 3.

I made these sketches while watching/listening to a documentary/interview about/with William Gibson. > No Maps For These Territories. I remember after reading Burning Chrome in the early eighties and trying to convince friends to read it. Most people couldn't get into it-couldn't dig the future slang. After that I didn't bother but kept on reading his books. "Cyberspace? What's that?" Now we're all jacked in and the term seems almost old fashioned.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Tall Tales

I produced this Paul Bunyan art for Benchmark Education. I tried to evoke a slightly retro cartoon style under a tight deadline and budget. Davy Crockett was the subject of the first tall tales script I was given. The editors liked my pencil sketches but decided not to go with that script and switched me to Paul Bunyan. I finished off the top Davy Crockett sketch in color and in a style I prefer and with the luxury of more time. I may do another for use in my portfolio.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012


This is a concept watercolor sketch for a for a story idea I have. His name is Tim.

Thursday, February 02, 2012


Some paintings can be best described as a learning experience and that's the case with this one. My original, more interesting, sketch (below left) was done in gouache on watercolor paper and was very spontaneous and textural. This one, done in acrylic, has none of that. Also I failed to get the colors and contrast right (some of that is due to scanning). Onward.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Cartoon Jazz

Modern Mitch
ponders Jazz
"Which mode is which?"
(and all that razzmatazz)
Meanwhile his date,
a square named Claire
jumps with Nate

Friday, January 06, 2012

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Ron Paul Sketch

A quick I did in my sketchbook+PS. No I'm not Paulhead I just think he is an amusing character (among many running for the GOP nomination).