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These Hands I

It’s been said by many artists, amateur, professional, and legendary, that drawing hands can be a good test for artists to see where they’re at. I decided to try my hand at it. A 1 hour sketch of my left hand, 6B soft graphite, about half way into a bottle of Merlot while sitting at […]

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The Claus

This is my favorite piece to date. Completed and dated on December 21, 2016 The Claus weighs in at 24″ tall by 18″ wide. I used a range of graphite scaling from B-8B, spanning a total of 48 hours actual drawing time. A non traditional approach to depicting Santa Claus, I imagined him waning through the […]

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Bad Boyz

Trying something new here. This piece was commissioned as a Christmas present. It’s a freehand of a logo which belongs to a bike club called the Bad Boyz. I do not own the rights to this logo, but I had a lot of fun bringing the logo to life. I used professional markers to create […]

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The Thanksgiving Dinner

11×14, 2B-8B lead. To be thankful for what you have, one must be humble at heart. To be humble one must possess humility.

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Hattie Tom

As we approach Thanksgiving I have decided to focus my attention on Native Americans. The subject here is Hattie Tom, a sixteen year old Mescalero Apache photographed in 1899 by Frank A. Rinehart. This is my first portrait of a person, and my first sketch of a face. The dimensions are 11 x 14, drawn in […]

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Senna

Senna was the first piece I was commissioned to draw, as well as the first pet portrait I attempted. I was originally contracted to sketch Senna by my friend Abby. Although Senna is not her dog, the German Sheppard belongs to her boyfriend. The portrait was gifted to him as a birthday present. This piece took […]

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