Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Drawings and Paintings from 2014

This is most of the work that I have completed so far this year. The first three graphite drawings are the most recent; the following six paintings were finished between January and March.

I find myself returning to the term debitum naturae for inspiration, so the opposition of life and death is a continual theme: 


















Friday, October 11, 2013

in the garden


unicorn and serpent

the sisters

Friday, August 9, 2013

inky sketches - field and stream

Here are a few ink drawings from this summer:




Tuesday, June 11, 2013

the ballad, continued

 the charmer

 gloria

the celebration

Sunday, March 10, 2013

ballad of the beasts, microbiology

some new paintings:

cottontail charmers

lion willed, lamb hearted

it's a beautiful day in the petri dish.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Slackwater News

blackwater blues. I made these drawings a long time ago (about a year) for The Slackwater News. I though I'd post something since it has been a while since the last one.

Their newest album- Graveyard Mates - which I also illustrated is now available for purchase on itunes or as a hard copy (so that you can see how incredible it looks in print)
The guys did an amazing job with the tracks. I'll update sooner or later with more news on where you can find the music.



Thursday, June 28, 2012

Ladies with Hats

Back when I used to be a more active alley forager I would find some real treasures, especially in the old brownstone Baltimore city neighborhood I once called home. With a little patience and some ignorant bravery, one could scavenge some really glorious garbage among the broken glass and discarded syringes. One such object I discovered was a Victorian photo album full of miniature portrait photographs. I have created these drawings in an attempt to bring these faces back into the world after a century of hiding away.

I don't have much experience with portraits but I thought these would make interesting studies. Plenty of imperfections in the proportions of the face, etc. but I like the mood and the look of them. Hopefully I'll have more to show soon~

all are graphite on Rives BFK