Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011


this is a brief design exercise for fun.

Friday, May 20, 2011

thief in the night

a while back, i found this article on how to steal like an artist. seeing as how the world is supposed to end today, i thought i would try to be clever with my post title. but seriously, read the article, it's really good!

Thursday, May 19, 2011


today's "themed thursday" theme is "castle." i'm getting back into drawing, and i'm getting to know my Uniball needle point a bit better. we didn't get along during some of the shading.

i haven't posted in a long time, because i've been busy wrapping up my senior project and graduating! my final project, "What Remains," won best in category at the DMA showcase at HU! we will be submitting it to some festivals, so it can't go online yet.

also, expect some "i'm graduated and entering the workforce" type posts, including a link that i had shared on diaspora but don't have the motivation to hunt down at the moment. posting soon!

Monday, May 2, 2011

blog moving

change of url: is the new home for this blog!

Friday, April 29, 2011


i made this poster all in one sitting out of desperation to have something up to delineate my stuff in the senior gallery next week. i really like how it turned out, and i think it's better than my other recent illustration project.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

my fate is sealed

i haven't uploaded in a while because i'm having my life eaten up by my senior project. here is a bit that i drew on my thumb in class, then integrated it into my senior project!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


i have been doing drawings, but i haven't been as good about putting them up. here is one from last week. one of these is not like the others...

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

robot number 2

this is for the same project. i haven't uploaded the work i've been doing lately, but here is some of it. i will try to be more regular!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

b-b-bazooka ii

i cleaned up the line art and painted in Photoshop.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

b for bazooka!

i am in a class where we are making an alphabet book, with different artists assigned letters. the book is full of robots, which create the shape of the letter and are doing things that start with that letter.

this is a "buster bot blasting a bazooka."

i created the pose in Photoshop, but i got really bogged down by the digital process. i traced the pose onto paper and drew this line art with a mechanical pencil.

Monday, February 28, 2011

now hear this...

i am back to drawing! didn't spend much time on this, but after taking the weekend off, i just wanted to get something online.

Friday, February 25, 2011

boxy man

i have tried this style before, but this time it ended up looking appealing, which is good!

also, tried to try a halo outline technique.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

theme: "Champion"

this is a champion from the game "League of Legends." i usually play as him. his name is Renekton.

i usually draw super clean, so this is my attempt to get away from that more. it really helped me get down a character that i'm not used to drawing, and allowed me to leave out some details that i don't know. plus, it made hashing out the pose more fun. i did use Photoshop's liquify tool to modify the pose slightly.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

poster idea

obviously, things have been resolved (technically).

this is a poster layout idea for my senior project.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

technical difficulties

my school's web blocker decided to be difficult and block the image servers for blogger. so until my request for un-blocking is approved, i can't post.


Friday, February 18, 2011


i couldn't really find anything specific to draw, so i just did some doodling.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Egypt: Horus

today is Themed-Thursday, and this week's theme is Egypt. so, i drew the king of the Egyptian gods, Horus.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011


i am going to cheat again and post something that i didn't make today. this is something i've been working on for a design class the past three weeks, and it was finished yesterday afternoon. it's really really big, because we are having posters printed.

the cereal is actually a CC licensed picture of a slice of bread, and the bowl is also a CC licensed picture. i created the font for the word "Krispies" by hand with the pen tool in Photoshop.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

comic for the paper

i actually drew this last night. i am very aware this is cheating. watch me not care!

i do an opinion comic for the school paper, which results in very little money and a whole lot of controversy. which is kinda fun.

backstory is this: a few years ago, the dining commons (or DC) stopped providing trays for students in order to save money on water and wasted food.

this year, a shiny new television appeared above the dirty dishes belt, courtesy of Student Senate. some thought that this was a misappropriation of funds, and many students had strong feelings about it.

last night, i saw that the screen was cracked. i came back to my room, drew this, and submitted it to the paper. it will be in the next issue.

Monday, February 14, 2011


I decided to play a bit with color today. here's the result.

the concept

Derek Bortz is making me do this.