Monday, September 28, 2009

FYI: Website address change!

For all of you who have my website bookmarked/linked, please make sure that it is, not .net. I previously had it set up so that when you type in .com it automatically redirected you to .net, but now it doesn't and eventually the .net site will expire and not work anymore!

Again, if you have my website bookmarked, make sure the web address is, not .net.

Thanks! Sorry for any confusion!

Here's a sketch for your enjoyment.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

New Pearl Diver

I finally finished my revised version of the Pearl Diver! In many ways, I believe this one came out a lot better than my first version (I'm sure you would agree!). See it here. So I think this one is worthy of my portfolio, and website!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Psalm 1 Acrylic

I got to do a project this last week with Acrylics. It was nice to use them again, but I definitely want to work on my technique with paint (acrylic and oil) and on controlling my color saturation! I think this painting got a little out of hand in that area.

The painting was inspired by Psalm 1. I should be doing more like this in the next few months. It'll be fun and a good experience.

Psalm 1
Blessed is the man
who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked
or stand in the way of sinners
or sit in the seat of mockers.
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
and on his law he meditates day and night.

He is like a tree planted by streams of water,
which yields its fruit in season
and whose leaf does not wither.
Whatever he does prospers.

Not so the wicked!
They are like chaff
that the wind blows away.

Therefore the wicked will not stand in the judgment,
nor sinners in the assembly of the righteous.

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked will perish.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Book Dummy

Today I mailed out my book dummy to 4 publishers! Now I get to play the waiting game and try to distract myself from thinking about it. So in the mean time I will try to stay occupied and work on some portfolio pieces. Here is one I'm working on. It'll be multiple images similar to this, so I can have a narrative sequence in my portfolio.

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Art-4-Health Exhibit at CSUF

Cal State Fullerton's College of the Arts and the Student Health and Counceling Center is hosting the 3rd annual juried student and alumni art exhibit!

The Opening Reception and Silent Art Auction is this coming Friday, September 11, 2009 from 4pm-7:30pm

Yours turly has three art pieces in the show. Come and see, bid on a piece of art, and enjoy the talented artists that attend/attended Cal State Fullerton!

Following the show is the 26th Annual Concert Under The Stars just outside on the field. Enjoy great music from our performing arts department and a fireworks show to end the night!

It's ALL FREE so make a night of it!

Friday, September 4, 2009


Well, it worked! I went to get some art supplies and after I got home I wanted to color! This is just a practice and experimenting with colors and a new colored paper for my Pearl Diver drawing. Hopefully it will be done sometime next week.

More Sketches

Eventually I'm going to have to just sit down and actually color a drawing. Tomorrow I'm going to the Art Supply Warehouse for some supplies. I'm sure that will inspire me to color a drawing. Also, I set a new goal to make 5 new pieces to put in my portfolio before Illustrator's Day on November 7th. You can hold me to it!

In other news I got a part time job today! It's an after school program teaching art lessons to children. It should be fun! I'm just happy it's art related and I don't have to resort to bussing tables or serving coffee. And it gives me time to do freelance work too!