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Traditional Art

On this page you can see some traditional drawings from my sketchbooks. To the chagrin of my past art teachers, I tend to draw pretty small. >::-)
I like to use IbisPaint X and Photoshop to colour in drawings or edit them for clarity.
Click each drawing to go to the full resolution pic!

A dark-toned comic illustrating Utterson's first meeting with Hyde, in which Utterson asks Hyde to show his face.

A comic of a scene from "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" by R.L. Stevenson. Traditional pencil & digital colour, September 7th, 2022.

A decapitated humanoid figure with green skin, a black and pink formal suit, and a flower for a tail, running with a terrified expression.

George's (Slitherbop on social media) character Jon, drawn for ArtFight. Traditional pencil & digital colour, July 4 2022.

4 pictures arranged in a grid of a sculpture of a sun-headed figure with four arms, holding thread and scissors. His coat is patterned after the sky.

"O the Scientist", June 2022. About 17 inches tall and wide, and 8.5 inches thick. This papier mache sculpture is inspired by the character of the same name from the song "Genesis" by Forgive Durden.

A comic of a squat orange robot with lanky humanoid limbs picking up a human in a silver spacesuit and throwing him through a window.

A comic of a scene from "The Works" by the NYIT CGL. Traditional pencil & digital colour, June 22, 2022.

A pen drawing of two human head silhouettes. Inside is a scene of two people, lit in blue by a streetlight, walking down a dark street crowded with monsters and chaos.

"A Walk in the Dark". Ballpoint pen, June 4th, 2022. 8.5 x 11 inches. This is inspired by the song of the same name by David Byrne.

Many drawings of Hexadecimal from Reboot, white against a yellow background

Hexadecimal from the show "ReBoot". Pencil & digital colour, March 21st, 2022.

Three pencil drawings of different humans' faces. The top two are Kier Dullea and Bob Geldof, in profile. The bottom is of a smiling woman at a quarter view.

Studies of Kier Dullea (1.5 x 2 in), Bob Geldof (2 x 2.5 in), and Karen Heidler (5 x 2.5 in). Pencil & digital colour, February 6th-11th, 2022.

A comic of a scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey in which Dave is hesitating landing his pod on top of the second Monolith, realizing it's hollow and full of stars.

A scene from chapter 39 of "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Arthur C. Clarke. Pencil & digital colour, December 29th, 2021. 6 x 4.5 inches.

Three drawings of a black cat, and one drawing of a hand on a computer mouse.

Some little studies of my cat Orion, and of my twin's hand. Pencil, August 29th, 2021. About 6 x 4.5 inches.

A drawing of a woman, one hand holding a wine glass and the other at her side poised to snap. There are black veins all over her face.

Allegra from the podcast "I Am In Eskew". Pencil & digital colour, August 20th, 2021. About 3 x 4 inches.

A two-panel comic featuring a monstrous clock taunting a human.

A comic with words from "The Clock" by Ruth White and Charles Baudelaire. Pencil & digital colour, June 30th, 2021. 7 x 3.5 inches.

Three drawings of various nude human figures with black boxes censoring their heads.

Sketches inspired by the Wikipedia page "Black box". Pencil, October 9th, 2020. 3.5 x 5 inches.

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