This project was started in 2017 before October, but was not completed until the early months of 2018.
Warpaint was made with mostly acrylic paint, but the feather is actually stippling an with ink pen. Dry brush techniques and precision to detail is the key, yet without the people around you to influence you, their would be no drive to move you to create a masterpiece. I know I am still waiting.
Painted in 2011
Painted in acrylic paint in 2010.
I wanted to design a simple card design for playing cards with 4 jokers because I do not see many decks with more than 2 true Jokers. This was created with adobe draw on an iPad Pro. Illustrator was used to arrange the symbols of each suit. Everything was hand drawn digitally.
When I was thinking of her design I was thinking that I should make her sweet, but noble. I drew her out on paper first and then I retraced her through Photoshop.
The Queen of Spades was thought through to be devious. She is drawn out on paper and partially modeled through one of my artist friends.
The Queen of Diamonds was initially sketched out on paper, but she does not look exactly like her drawing because I had to make a few changes to her overall look and clothing design. When I was thinking of her design I was thinking that she should be an elf, noble, and possible magic.
She is representing her Scottish heritage and slightly Welsh. When I was thinking on this queen I thought of how I present her. The Queen of Clovers was to represent lineage even if I did not know of it when I was drawing her. Yes, each clover on her tunic is drawn and it took three days to finish.
I posed for for this, but I did not wear a dress. She was first drawn to be inviting, but also at the same time, unsettling. Her shading was done in Painter 2018, but I retouched everything in Photoshop to control the shading to make sure it stayed within the lines.
She is placed in a pose in mid air because I wanted at least one of my Jokers jumping. Painter 2019 was used for the shading and the detail within the hair.
With this Joker I decided to pose him pondering about his world. I made sure that his clothing even expressed that. The bench that he was sitting on was drawn after I retraced his pose with readjustments. Photoshop and Painter 2019 were used.
I first thought of his pose looking at a gentleman using a cane. Photoshop and Painter 2019 was used to retrace the drawings. He represents the magic and knowledge in their world.
This logo represents my three main skills, drawing is the pencil, painting is the brush, and digital is the stylus. I wanted to represent all three skills within one logo.
Final rendition of the Pritchett and Cain logo. Representing the first letter of the last name of each company founder.
This 30 second animatic short inspired by the story of Moby Dick. The main character is a gangster leader instead of a sea ship captain. He is looking for the criminal "White Whale" to take revenge on killing one of his comrades. .
50 Frame project Claymation